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Sunset Beach - Hawaii's Sunset beach on the North Shore of Oahu provides the most tempting combination of sun, sand, sea and surf that is too hard to resist for any beach lover and water sport adventurer.
With Sunset Beach and its golden sand, swaying palms, and warm waters what more can you ask for? It's just another day in paradise on this north shore beach. The weather is near perfect, ranging from 70 F (20 C) to 85 F (25 C), with water temperatures ranging from 66 F (19 C) to 72 F (22 C).
Sunset beach offers natural beauty in the hawaiian summer with its wide beach plus clean, clear water, as well as activities ranging from swimming, snorkeling, bodysurfing, body boarding, and surfing. In winter, wild, thundering waves pound the shoreline.
Annual Events at Oahu
Kaiwi Channel Reley - Oahu (May)
The Kaiwi Challenge, a 39-mile race for one-man canoes is held every year in May.
Honolulu Triathlon (May)
Triathletes from around the world visit Oahu each May to compete in the Honolulu Triathlon.
ANNUAL WORLD FIREKNIFE CHAMPIONSHIPS (May)
The world’s most talented fireknife dancers battle for the art's premier title “World Fireknife Champion” at this thrilling must-see event, showcasing four divisions, including the world's original group competition.
ANNUAL LANTERN FLOATING HAWAII (May)
Every year on Memorial Day, tens of thousands of people gather on Oahu’s south shore along with thousands more who join this event via live streaming and telecast to honor loved ones and generate hope toward the future.
ANNUAL UKULELE FESTIVAL HAWAII (July)
Free. The largest ukulele festival of its kind in the world.
MOLOKAI TO OAHU PADDLEBOARD RACE - MAUNALOA BAY, OAHU (July)
An international field of more than 200 paddlers take on the 32-mile course across the Kaiwi Channel in the Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard Race.
ANNUAL HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR FESTIVAL - OAHU STYLE (August)
Festival will showcase some of the world's greatest artists in the slack key guitar genre.
Sunset Beach HI Travel Guides
Sunset Beach Travel Guide
"Sunset at Sunset Beach," © (November 2010) (prud_de),
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Sunset Beach, near Waimea Bay, is only a 7 to 8 minute drive from the historic whaling town of Haleiwa, which is the main town on the North Shore of Oahu.
Sunset Beach runs for 2 miles and is one of the longest white sand beaches on Oahu. The beach is a series of well known surfing spots, each with its own name and characteristics. Find an Oahu vacation rental close to one with Owner Direct.
The Banzai Pipeline is one of the world's most famous surfing spots. The famous tube like effect of the breaking waves comes from a shallow reef just offshore which forces the waves to rise dramatically and quickly. This forces the crest forward to create "The Pipeline."
Ehukai Beach County Park is a great location to watch the action on the Pipeline and Pupukea. At Sunset Beach County Park itself you should be aware of the very dangerous "Sunset Rip", a notorious offshore current that grabs people every year. Fortunately there is a lifeguard tower here. Summertime is generally safe.
In summer the beach is popular for it's gentle summer waves. The water is crystal clear and the snorkeling is great!