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Honokohau Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.2

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Honokohau Harbour Surf Guide

Honokohau Harbour in Big Island is a quite exposed reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Honokohau Harbour Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Honokohau Harbour:

The best conditions reported for surf at Honokohau Harbour occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Honokohau Harbour (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Honokohau Harbour with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 23% of the time in January while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
58%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Honokohau Harbour Location Map

Interactive Honokohau Harbour surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Honokohau Harbour is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Honokohau Harbour is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Honokohau Harbour Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 01:38 Local Time
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Wave (m) 0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 19
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
SE 5
E 5
SSE
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Swell History at Honokohau Harbour

Surf stats for Honokohau Harbour, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Honokohau Harbour

Wind stats for Honokohau Harbour, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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