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Sandtracks Surf Guide

Sandtracks in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. A reef breaks right. It's often crowded here. Take care of rocks/sharks.

Sandtracks Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sandtracks:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Sandtracks with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in May while 43% 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
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
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 Sandtracks Location Map

Interactive Sandtracks 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 Sandtracks is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sandtracks is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 32 km (20 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Sandtracks Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 20 May 2022, 04:42 Local Time
Friday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
10
10
15
15
Wind State on on on cross-
on

Swell History at Sandtracks

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

Wind History at Sandtracks

Wind stats for Sandtracks, 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 Sandtracks. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Sandtracks: