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Sunset Point/Vals Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.2

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Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Guide

Sunset Point/Vals Reef in Oahu is an exposed reef break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. There is a right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

Sunset Point/Vals Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
25.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sunset Point/Vals Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sunset Point/Vals Reef occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Sunset Point/Vals Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sunset Point/Vals Reef 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 30% of the time in January while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
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
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sunset Point/Vals Reef Location Map

Interactive Sunset Point/Vals Reef 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 Sunset Point/Vals Reef is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sunset Point/Vals Reef is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 October 2021, 08:23 Local Time
Sunday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
0.8
NW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
NW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
25
30
30
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Sunset Point/Vals Reef

Surf stats for Sunset Point/Vals Reef, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Sunset Point/Vals Reef

Wind stats for Sunset Point/Vals Reef, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    Reliability: very consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s54.5
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: very consistent
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