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Keaau ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Keaau Surf Guide

Keaau in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A left hand reef. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Keaau Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Keaau:

The best conditions reported for surf at Keaau occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Keaau with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 68% of the time in November while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
68%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
24%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Keaau Location Map

Interactive Keaau 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 Keaau is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Keaau is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Keaau Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 11:40 Local Time
Wednesday 03
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.8
NE
0.8
NNW
1.6
NE
1.2
NW
Period (s) 9 18 9 19
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 25
NE 25
NE 20
NE
Wind State off off cross-
off
off

Swell History at Keaau

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

Wind History at Keaau

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

Keaau Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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dino from Portugal
“Keaau mostly for bodyboarding. Free Hawaii. Is where it's at. Gotta clean the land and open the streams.”

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