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Rock Point/Pohakuloa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.7

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Rock Point/Pohakuloa Surf Guide

Rock Point/Pohakuloa in Molokai is an exposed reef and point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Both left (best) and right reef breaks.. It's often crowded here. Beware of rocks, rips, urchins and sharks.

Rock Point/Pohakuloa Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rock Point/Pohakuloa:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rock Point/Pohakuloa occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Rock Point/Pohakuloa (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rock Point/Pohakuloa with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in November while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Rock Point/Pohakuloa 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 Rock Point/Pohakuloa is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rock Point/Pohakuloa is Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl., 37 km (23 miles) away.

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Rock Point/Pohakuloa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 16:46 Local Time
Monday 01Tue
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
ENE 40
ENE 40
E 45
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Rock Point/Pohakuloa

Surf stats for Rock Point/Pohakuloa, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Rock Point/Pohakuloa

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

Rock Point/Pohakuloa Reviews:

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Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.7
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s44.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s43.5
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s32.5
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NNE from United States
“This place sucks. More sharks than waves.”

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