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Laniakea Reef and Holtons Surf Guide

Laniakea Reef and Holtons in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. A reef breaks right. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rocks and sharks.

Laniakea Reef and Holtons Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Laniakea Reef and Holtons:

The best conditions reported for surf at Laniakea Reef and Holtons occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Laniakea Reef and Holtons (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Laniakea Reef and Holtons 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 45% of the time in January while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Laniakea Reef and Holtons Location Map

Interactive Laniakea Reef and Holtons 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 Laniakea Reef and Holtons is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Laniakea Reef and Holtons is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Laniakea Reef and Holtons Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 January 2023, 10:14 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 18 18 17 17
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Swell History at Laniakea Reef and Holtons

Surf stats for Laniakea Reef and Holtons, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Laniakea Reef and Holtons

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

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