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

Overall: 2.8

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PKs break guide

PKs Surf Guide

PKs in Kauai is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of urchins, rips and rocks.

PKs Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing PKs:

The best conditions reported for surf at PKs 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 PKs (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing PKs with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in August while 2% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 53% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
2%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
53%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 15:53 Local Time
Wednesday 28Thu
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
ENE 5
WSW 10
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
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Swell History at PKs

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

Wind History at PKs

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

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