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Waipio Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.5

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Waipio Bay Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Saturday, 19 October 2019, 16:50 Local time
Saturday 19Sun
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 20
ESE 20
Wind State cross-

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Waipio Bay in Big Island is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips and sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Waipio Bay (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Waipio Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Honokaa, 13 km from Waipio Bay.

wind obs. (16 kph from 112 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Waipio Bay

Buoy Data:

At Hilo, Hawaii, HI, 46 miles from Waipio Bay.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.2
Dominant period (s) 9 9 8 9

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Overall Waipio Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Waipio Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Waipio Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Waipio Bay Location Maps

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Town and city forecasts close to Waipio Bay:

  • Closest city location
    42 mi
  • Second closest city location
    77 mi
  • Third closest city location
    165 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    167 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    169 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Waipio Bay is Waimea Kohala (Kamuela) Airport (MUE) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waipio Bay is Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Bradshaw Aaf Airport (BSF) in Usa Hawaii Isl., 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA) in Usa Hawaii Isl. is 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO), also in Usa Hawaii Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Waipio Bay and is 71 km (44 miles) away.
Waipio Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Waipio Bay, HAW - Big Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Waipio Bay sea temperature, Waipio Bay photographs, Waipio Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Waipio Bay webcams, current wind from HAW - Big Island live weather stations and Waipio Bay 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 Waipio Bay.