Backyards Surf Forecasts and Spot Information

Backyards on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii is a very consistent reef that works best on Northwest, West, and Northeast swells. Waves break both left and right here and work best at a low to mid tide. Backyards can produce decent surf within the range of about 6 feet to 30 feet.

Southeasterly winds at Backyards tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.

The seabed here is mostly uneven reef.

Best Surf Conditions for Backyards

Swell DirectionNW, W, NE
TideLow to Mid
Wind DirectionSE
Ideal Surf Height6ft to 30ft

Surf Reports & Forecasts for Backyards

Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from,, and to provide you with a comparison for your favorite spots. Check out those surf forecasting websites to discover more surf spots and in-depth forecasts.

Check out these surf reports for Backyards. 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.

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