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Suicides ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Suicides Surf Guide

Suicides in Big Island is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. Crowds are never a problem here.

Suicides Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Suicides:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Suicides 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 27% of the time in January while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
22%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Suicides Location Map

Interactive Suicides 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 Suicides is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Suicides is Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA), also in Usa Hawaii Isl., 30 km (19 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Suicides Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 13:11 Local Time
Wednesday 12
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Wave (m) -
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
NNE 5
NNE 5
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Suicides

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

Wind History at Suicides

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Suicides: