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Pinetrees ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.7

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Pinetrees Surf Guide

Pinetrees in Kauai is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It's often crowded here. Beware of locals and sharks.

Pinetrees Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pinetrees:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pinetrees 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 31% of the time in January while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% 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
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pinetrees Location Map

Interactive Pinetrees 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 Pinetrees is Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pinetrees is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Pinetrees Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 20:02 Local Time
Friday 16Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.4
N
0.9
NNW
1.4
NNW
1.4
NNW
Period (s) 9 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NE 15
NE 15
NE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Pinetrees

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

Wind History at Pinetrees

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

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