uk es it fr pt nl
Waimea Rivermouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Waimea Rivermouth Surf Guide

Waimea Rivermouth in Kauai is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins, rips and rocks.

Waimea Rivermouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Waimea Rivermouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Waimea Rivermouth occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Waimea Rivermouth with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 40% of the time in August while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 54% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
54%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Waimea Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive Waimea 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 Waimea Rivermouth is Barking Sands Pmrf Airport (BKH) in Usa Kauai Isl., 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Waimea Rivermouth is Lihue Airport (LIH), also in Usa Kauai Isl., 34 km (21 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Waimea Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 02:35 Local Time
FriSaturday 08
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
Period (s) 20 15 15 18
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
E 20
ENE 20
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Waimea Rivermouth

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

Wind History at Waimea Rivermouth

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

    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Waimea Rivermouth: