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Waialua Rivermouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Waialua Rivermouth Surf Guide

Waialua Rivermouth in Molokai is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks.. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rocks, rips, urchins and sharks.

Waialua Rivermouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Waialua Rivermouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Waialua Rivermouth occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Waialua Rivermouth with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in November while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Waialua Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive Waialua Rivermouth 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 Waialua Rivermouth is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Waialua Rivermouth is Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl., 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Waialua Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 05:19 Local Time
Thursday 22
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.2
NW
1.4
E
1.4
NW
1.7
E
Period (s) 11 9 12 9
Wind (km/h) 20
E 25
E 30
E 30
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Waialua Rivermouth

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

Wind History at Waialua Rivermouth

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

    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/rivermouth
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    14km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Waialua Rivermouth: