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

Overall: 3.3

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Keauhou Point Surf Guide

Keauhou Point in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. A left hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Keauhou Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Keauhou Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Keauhou Point occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Keauhou Point 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 8% of the time in January while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Keauhou Point Location Map

Interactive Keauhou Point 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 Keauhou Point is Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Keauhou Point is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 65 km (40 miles) away.

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Keauhou Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 14:35 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.0
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 25
ESE 15
E 15
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off

Swell History at Keauhou Point

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

Wind History at Keauhou Point

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

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    48km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    49km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    50km away

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