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Manini Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Manini Beach Surf Guide

Manini Beach in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Manini Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Manini Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Manini Beach occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Manini Beach 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 36% of the time in July while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Manini Beach Location Map

Interactive Manini Beach 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 Manini Beach is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Manini Beach is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Manini Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 02:44 Local Time
SunMonday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 0
SSW 5
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Manini Beach

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

Wind History at Manini Beach

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

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