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Number Threes ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.6

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Number Threes Surf Guide

Number Threes in Oahu is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Take care of rocks, obstacles, locals and sharks.

Number Threes Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Number Threes:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Number Threes with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in May while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 39% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
39%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Number Threes Location Map

Interactive Number Threes 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 Number Threes is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Number Threes is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Number Threes Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 7 March 2021, 23:45 Local Time
SunMonday 08
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) -
-
1.3
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
Period (s) - 7 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
ENE 35
ENE 40
ENE 40
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Number Threes

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

Wind History at Number Threes

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Number Threes. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Number Threes: