Current conditions at Mokulua Islands

Active Alerts

Flash Flood Watch

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
Issued Monday, February 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

Beach & Nearshore

No conditions available

Shoreline conditions do not apply to this location.
Primarily for beachgoers and surfers

Offshore

High Hazard

Conditions are hazardous. Kayakers and users of other unpowered craft are encouraged to stay out of the ocean.
Primarily for boaters and kayakers
Learn more about these rating signs and alerts. Ratings updated Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:15pm

Weather

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70°F
Overcast
Winds East at 9.2 MPH (8 KT)

Surf

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 5 TO 7 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY.

Recommended Activities

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Beach ID: 21

Not lifeguarded.

Getting There

Mokulua Islands is located on the Oahu Windward (East) Shore.

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Background

Lanikai Reef extends almost one half mile out to sea, protecting the beach and its swimming areas. Public rights-of-way to the beach are found along Mokulua Drive. Two islands, the Mokulua Islands, lie off Wailea Point. Individually they are known as Moku Nui, or large island, and Moku Iki, or small island. Both are part of the Hawaiʻi State Seabird Sanctuary, and landing is permitted only on the beach of the larger island. Surf sites are found along the edge of Lanikai Reef from the Mokulua Islands to Popoiʻa Island.

This description is from John R. K. Clark’s book - Beaches of Oahu (Revised Edition) published and available for purchase from the University of Hawaiʻi Press. We thank John R. K. Clark for providing his beach descriptions for use on this site.
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