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Lighthouse ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Lighthouse Surf Guide

Lighthouse in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. There is a right hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks,etc.

Lighthouse Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lighthouse:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lighthouse occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Lighthouse with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 70% of the time in July while 6% 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
70%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
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 Lighthouse Location Map

Interactive Lighthouse 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 Lighthouse is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lighthouse is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away.

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Lighthouse Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 October 2021, 08:09 Local Time
Sunday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.2
SSW
0.2
S
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
Period (s) 14 11 12 12
Wind (km/h)
30
30
30
35
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Lighthouse

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

Wind History at Lighthouse

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Lighthouse: