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Kahana Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Kahana Bay break guidePhoto by: Wesley

Kahana Bay Surf Guide

Kahana Bay in Oahu is an exposed beach and point break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the south southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks/rips.

Kahana Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and pointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kahana Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kahana Bay occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kahana Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in December while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 55% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
55%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kahana Bay Location Map

Interactive Kahana Bay 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 Kahana Bay is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kahana Bay is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 28 km (17 miles) away.

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Kahana Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 11:43 Local Time
Tuesday 27
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.6
ENE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
20
25
20
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Kahana Bay

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

Wind History at Kahana Bay

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

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