Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach

North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii
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Difficulty 10

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Break frequency 3

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108 days a year

Powerful Wave

Wave Direction

Swell Direction

3.5m - 4.0m Swell

Wind Direction

Tide

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general information

Easily one of the most powerful rideable waves in the world. Renown as THE proving ground for big wave surfers around the world. Pipeline may be about the barrel but at sunset it's all about the carve.

Wave length

200-300m

Share with

21-49

Best months

November - February

Equipment

Short board, gun, Rhino Chaser

Wave type

Powerful

Access

Long Paddle

Hazards

Reef/Rock, Locals, Rips

5 Day Forecast

5 day forecast not available.

Air - Sea - Swell - Wind

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  • Board shorts
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NE

0M / F5

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0M / F6

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0M / F5

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0M / F4

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