Hanalei Bay on the Island of Kauai, Hawaii is a consistent reef and point break that works best on North, Northwest, and Northeast swells. Waves break mostly right here and work best at a low to mid tide. Hanalei Bay can produce decent surf within the range of about 2 feet to 20 feet.
Southeasterly winds at Hanalei Bay tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
The seabed here is mostly live coral.
Best Surf Conditions for Hanalei Bay
|Swell Direction||N, NW, NE|
|Tide||Low to Mid|
|Ideal Surf Height||2ft to 20ft|
Surf Reports & Forecasts for Hanalei Bay
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Check out these surf reports for Hanalei Bay. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.