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Spencer Beach Park Surf Guide

Spencer Beach Park in Big Island is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rocks, rips and sharks.

Spencer Beach Park Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Spencer Beach Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at Spencer Beach Park occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Spencer Beach Park 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 17% of the time in January while 5% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 78% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
5%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
78%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Spencer Beach Park Location Map

Interactive Spencer Beach Park 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 Spencer Beach Park is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Spencer Beach Park is Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away.

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Spencer Beach Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 January 2023, 04:27 Local Time
Friday 27
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.8
WNW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
15
15
10
10
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Spencer Beach Park

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

Wind History at Spencer Beach Park

Wind stats for Spencer Beach Park, 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 Spencer Beach Park. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    9km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Spencer Beach Park: