Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (2024)

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Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Guide

Sunset Point/Vals Reef in Oahu is an exposed reef break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. There is a right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

Sunset Point/Vals Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (1)ReefSunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (2)4.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent

24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sunset Point/Vals Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sunset Point/Vals Reef occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

    Hourly Forecast12 Day Forecast

What's the best time of year to surf Sunset Point/Vals Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter

The best time of year for surfing Sunset Point/Vals Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winterand most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in January while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by mostsurfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.

blown out

51%

Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).

too small

19%

Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sunset Point/Vals Reef Location Map

Interactive Sunset Point/Vals Reef surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Sunset Point/Vals Reef is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sunset Point/Vals Reef is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 38 km (24 miles) away.

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Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (9)

Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.

Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecasts:

    Hourly Forecast12 Day Forecast
Todays Surf SummaryTuesday, 21 May 2024, 00:25 Local Time m, °C MonTuesday 21ft, °F 11PM2AM5AM8AM Wave (m) 0.9NE 0.9NE 1NE 1NE Period (s) 9 9 8 8 Wind (km/h) 25 20 20 20 Wind State cross-off cross-off cross-off cross-off
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Credit: Sandy Newton

    Tides at Sunset Point/Vals Reef Current tide and informaton For Backyards, 1 km from Sunset Point/Vals Reef.Next High Water: 02:23pm | 0.72mNext Low Water: 06:45am | 0.07mNEXTIS AT (local time)remaininghigh tidelow tide

    Sunset Point/Vals Reef Sea Temperature

    Sunny with pleasantly warm air temperatures (feeling like 24.0 °C once we account for wind), and similar sea temperatures (24.6 °C). Wear boardshorts or a shorty, or better still a thin summer wetsuit to keep the UV off.Today, many surfers would wear a shorty.Current Temp*: 24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellitewater-tempView Sea Temp Map

    Swell History at Sunset Point/Vals Reef

    Surf stats for Sunset Point/Vals Reef, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

    Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (15)

    Average Swell

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    Wind History at Sunset Point/Vals Reef

    Wind stats for Sunset Point/Vals Reef, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

    Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (18)

    Average Wind

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    Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

    Discover surf breaks near Sunset Point/Vals Reef. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Boneyards

      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (21)Reef
      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (22)4.5

      Reliability: very consistent

      0km away

    • Sunset

      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (23)Reef
      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (24)4.5

      Reliability: very consistent

      0km away

    • Backdoor

      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (25)Reef
      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (26)3.6

      Reliability: fairly consistent

      1km away

    • Backyards

      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (27)Reef
      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (28)4.5

      Reliability: very consistent

      1km away

    • Kammies

      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (29)Reef
      • Sunset Point/Vals Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (HAW (30)4.3

      Reliability: very consistent

      1km away

    Wave Buoys Nearest To Sunset Point/Vals Reef:

    • Closest Wave BuoyWaimea Bay, HI5 mi
    • Second closest Wave BuoyKaneohe Bay, WETS, HI23 mi
    • Third closest Wave BuoyKaneohe Bay Buoy23 mi
    • Fourth closest Wave BuoyBarbers Point Buoy, Kalaeloa25 mi
    • Fifth closest Wave BuoyPearl Harbor Entrance, HI27 mi
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