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Old Kona Airport State Park Surf Guide

Old Kona Airport State Park in Big Island is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Old Kona Airport State Park Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
25.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Old Kona Airport State Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at Old Kona Airport State Park 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 Old Kona Airport State Park (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Old Kona Airport State Park 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 24% of the time in January while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
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
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Old Kona Airport State Park Location Map

Interactive Old Kona Airport State Park 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 Old Kona Airport State Park is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Old Kona Airport State Park is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Old Kona Airport State Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 00:11 Local Time
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Wave (m)
0.5
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0.5
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0.5
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0.5
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Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h)
10
5
10
15
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Swell History at Old Kona Airport State Park

Surf stats for Old Kona Airport State Park, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Old Kona Airport State Park

Wind stats for Old Kona Airport State Park, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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