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

Overall: 3.8

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Sixtynine Surf Guide

Sixtynine in Big Island is a fairly exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rips and sharks.

Sixtynine Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
25.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sixtynine:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sixtynine occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sixtynine 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 12% of the time in January while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 76% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
12%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
76%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sixtynine Location Map

Interactive Sixtynine 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 Sixtynine is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sixtynine is Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away.

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Sixtynine Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 20:11 Local Time
Saturday 15Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) -
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0.1
NW
0.1
NW
Period (s) - - 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 15
NE 15
NE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Sixtynine

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

Wind History at Sixtynine

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

Sixtynine Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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A.B. from United States
“Reef is insanely shallow, on low tide your feet will touch it while sitting on your board. On big days it produces a very powerful barrel.”

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