Populars on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii is a consistent reef that works best on a South Southeast swell. Waves break mostly right here, and the surf will typically work at all tides.
Northerly winds at Populars tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
Summer is the best season for waves at this spot.
Best Surf Conditions for Populars
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Surf Reports & Forecasts for Populars
Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from Surfline.com, MagicSeaweed.com, and Surf-Forecast.com 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 Populars. 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.