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Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

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Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

Hi,

I would like to ask how is the surf in June in Waikiki? I would like to know what surfboard I should bring with me? I have a shortboard but I am not sure if there will be waves for it?

What are your experience? Thank you,

Jan

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1. Re: Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

Everytime i go to Waikiki in the summer it seems to be the same conditions, smaller waves GREAT for longer boards and obviously long boarders. I had a 9'8 and that was fine. The good thing is it seems always consistant in Waikiki during the summer.

I def would not bring a shortboard, depending on your weight i wouldn't go with anything less than 8" or close to that in the summer months.

Good time, alot of people but all good and fun

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2. Re: Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

I am not a surfer but I just left Waikiki and the past 5 days or so the surf there has been 6-10 ft. Seemed a bit higher than what I’ve seen on previous June trips.

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3. Re: Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

Aloha,

If your good on your shortboard bring that.

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4. Re: Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

Surf has been up recently in Waikiki and could get to advisory levels in a day or two. Happens every summer!!

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5. Re: Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

waikiki is not good for short boards, waves are too slow and break too far out. Rent a longboard and you will have a great time. I suggest KAO water sports for a good selection.

Summer can bring great waves, but not always

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6. Re: Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

So there is some decent surf? I just don't know if it is 2-4 ft if it is Hawaiian scale on MagicSeaWeed or classic scale. Guys mostly say it is longboarding wave.

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7. Re: Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

The problem is that if you bring your board expecting good waves it will be flat. And you'll have to pay extra shipping fees.

Unless you plan on getting out of town to explore other breaks, just rent. Usually it's small and the waves are so far off the beach you won't want to paddle that distance on a short board. Nor hit the reef with your prized stick!

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8. Re: Surfing Waikiki June Can I bring my shortboard or minimal?

the surf can be great in the summer, but they have a very shallow bottom and the waves are slow rollers and not great for a short board. Also everyone else will have a longboard and will be on the wave before you get a chance.

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