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Lymans ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.9

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Lymans Surf Guide

Lymans in Big Island is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for urchins and rocks.

Lymans Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lymans:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lymans occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lymans 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 23% of the time in January while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
58%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lymans Location Map

Interactive Lymans 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 Lymans is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lymans is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 48 km (30 miles) away.

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Lymans Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 00:44 Local Time
FriSaturday 15
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.6
N
0.6
N
0.7
NNE
0.6
N
Period (s) 5 5 6 5
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
SSE 10
S 10
NW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
off
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Lymans

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

Wind History at Lymans

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

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    Reliability: very consistent
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