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Located on the Big Island of Hawaii, Kawaihae Breakwater is a decent reef break with lefts and rights that offers up a range of beginner-friendly options perfect for beginners and longboarders. The waves here are pretty easy to surf and break for up to 50 meters over coral reefs.
What are the best surf conditions for Kawaihae Breakwater?
Gets good between waist-high and overhead. We recommend riding a longboard when smaller and a shortboard when it gets really big. This break is suitable for all levels of surfer. The surf here is consistent (6/10) and will always have a crew on it (7/10). The best winds are from the East. The best swells are from the North, Northwest, Southwest, and West. Works on all tides.
We recommend wearing board shorts or a bikini year-round. More...