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Latitude: 21° 37.109' N
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Drive to north shore, 1st opening on left side of road going toward pipe.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Lani's
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomReef (coral,sharp rocks etc..) with sand
PowerFast, Powerful, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Don't bring a good car. They get ripped off and locks no do nottin because the bust da windows.
By Dino Galardi , 06-04-2009
Laniakea Rocks!!!! - Surfed Lani's in late March at 5-7(Hawaiian) and the rights were long and fast. Caught one for almost a hundred yard ride(Double D will verify!)Not bad for a "haole" from Miami. Great vibes and absolutely no hassling(unlike "Town" crew)
By Kewalos , 20-01-2008
Lani's 2 stars?????? - What the???? People shouldnt be rating breaks that they dont surf, anybody who surfs the country knows when theres a clean 6-10ft North swell (Hawaiian scale) that this place goes OFF!!!! Thats when you start to see all the North Shore heavies start showing up. Breaking from the deep North Bowl or even Holtons and grinding ALL THE WAY THROUGH!!! How can 6-10 ft Grinding North Swell 200-300 yard long heaving rights get only 2 stars? As for the guy that said its best at 5-7ft FACES?!! That flat as far as I'm concerned, barely even breaking. In the 12 years of surfing this place I never seen packs of sharks or even a 15ft tiger shark out there, I see a lot of turtles, which can be just as bad(imagine dropping in over the ledge and busting your fins out on a piece of pop-up turtle reef. So I dont know whats up with that guy. Lani's on a big clean North is one of the best breaks in the North Shore when its doing it's thing. When Lani's is over 6ft(hawaiian) its a whole different game, & yes it gets super unbearably crowded.
By mo , 18-02-2006
- i surfed lanis on all north swells last winter..it's an awsome right hander when it's 6-8'. the barrell sections are sweet too. have fun and respect the locals.
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