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Oahu South Shore Surfing

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Oahu is one of 8 Hawaiian islands located in the Pacific Ocean, about halfway between California and Japan. Although Oahu is only the third-largest island in the group, the vast majority of the state's population lives there. Oahu is thought of as paradise, with it's mix of spectacular, exotic scenery and the fantastic weather. Waikiki means ?spouting waters?, is the state's tourism mecca and the place where Duke Kahanamoku helped to relaunch surfing a century ago. During summer (June-Sept), swells vary in height from 2-8ft (0.6-2.5m) and on very rare occasions, can get huge like in 1917, when Duke caught a 35ft (11+m) wave for a distance of 1.25 miles (2 km). Stretching from Duke Beach near the Hilton Hawaiian Village to the Duke statue on Kuhio Beach, hundreds if not thousands of all kinds of waveriders are in the surf almost every day of the year, enjoying the fun, user-friendly conditions, unlike the wild and dangerous North Shore.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
                       
19 - 25°C
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19 - 27°C
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21 - 29°C
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23 - 29°C
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22 - 30°C
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20 - 28°C
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+ Consistent all season swells
+ World?s surfing heritage
+ Beginner friendly Waikiki reefs
+ Highly entertaining
+ Perfect weather, unique scenery
- Messy windswells
- Intense crowds & locals
- Some pollution & sharks
- Long-haul Pacific flight
- Expensive US destination
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon Ala Moana Star 1ft 12secs 186° 2mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Live Coral 12
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SE - SW North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Queens/Canoes (Waikiki) Star 1ft 12secs 186° 2mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Dead Coral 8
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SE - SW Northerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Kailua Star Star 1.5ft 14secs 75° 6mph Sunny No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Makaha Point 1.5ft 9secs 342° 2mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Dead Coral 25
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SW - N North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Makapuu Point Star Star 2ft 14secs 84° 6mph Sunny No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
2
NE - SE South Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Sandy Beach Star Star 4ft 9secs 13° 6mph Sunny No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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E - SW North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Barbers Point Star 1.5ft 12secs 186° 2mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Dead Coral 10
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SE - N North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Maili Point 0ft 0secs 0° 2mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Dead Coral 15
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S - NW North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Tracks 1.5ft 12secs 186° 2mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Dead Coral 8
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S - N North Easterly All Tides