Seasons in Hawaii:
is the best time to go? That answer depends on
what kind of a surfer you are, but you can usually
luck into some kind of a swell pretty much the
Winter (november-march)- Large North, West and
NW swells common on the North Shore - Swell hights
usually in the large category, 6-12 feet, with
bigger swells pushing 25-25 feet at times. This
is when the North and West side come to life.
One of the best times to surf, especially on the
North Shore. The visiting pros have all left town,
and there are still waves, although not quite
as big as the winter.
- (may-september) This is when the South swells
are more common, and the South and East side become
the center of surfing. Sometimes in summer you
begin to depend on Sandy's because there is always
waters are inviting year-round, averaging 74 degrees
F (23 C) and reaching close to 80 degrees F (26
C) in the summer months.
thickest wetsuit worn in Hawaii is a springsuit.
Water Temps from NOAA