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Waimea Bay/Pinballs ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 4.2

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Waimea Bay/Pinballs Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C

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Friday, 21 February 2020, 18:34 Local time
Friday 21Sat
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 12 16 17 17
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 25
E 25
Wind State cross-
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Waimea Bay/Pinballs in Oahu is an exposed reef break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. There is a right breaking reef. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Backyards, 5 km from Waimea Bay/Pinballs.

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Waimea Bay/Pinballs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waimea Bay- HI, 6 km from Waimea Bay/Pinballs.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Waimea Bay/Pinballs

Buoy Data:

At Waimea Bay, HI, 4 miles from Waimea Bay/Pinballs.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 12 13 8 13

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Overall Waimea Bay/Pinballs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Waimea Bay/Pinballs Location Maps

Waimea Bay/Pinballs Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Waimea Bay/Pinballs:

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Wave buoys nearest to Waimea Bay/Pinballs:

Tide stations nearest to Waimea Bay/Pinballs:

  • Closest tide station
    Haleiwa, Waialua Bay, Oahu Island
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Laie Bay, Oahu Island
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Moku o Loe, Kaneohe Bay Oahu Island
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Waianae, Pokai Bay, Oahu Island
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Waimea Bay/Pinballs is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waimea Bay/Pinballs is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Lihue Airport (LIH) in Usa Kauai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Waimea Bay/Pinballs and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
Waimea Bay/Pinballs break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Waimea Bay/Pinballs, HAW - Oahu. Use the tab navigation above to view Waimea Bay/Pinballs sea temperature, Waimea Bay/Pinballs photographs, Waimea Bay/Pinballs detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Waimea Bay/Pinballs webcams, current wind from HAW - Oahu live weather stations and Waimea Bay/Pinballs tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Waimea Bay/Pinballs.