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Sandy Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Sandy Beach break guidePhoto by: Rambo Ramming

Sandy Beach Surf Guide

Sandy's Beach in Oahu is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks and locals.

Sandy Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sandy Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sandy Beach occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Sandy Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in March while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 69% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
69%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sandy Beach Location Map

Interactive Sandy Beach 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 Sandy's Beach is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF) in Usa Oahu Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sandy's Beach is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 27 km (17 miles) away.

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Sandy Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 7 March 2021, 23:38 Local Time
SunMonday 08
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 2.0
ENE
2.2
ENE
2.3
ENE
2.4
ENE
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
ENE 35
ENE 40
ENE 40
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

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Swell History at Sandy Beach

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Wind History at Sandy Beach

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