Shops in Honolulu surfers. O'ahu. A true Hawaiian tradition Where in the world except hawaii you can call a local phone number (596-SURF in Oahu) and receive the daily surf report? The south coast of Oahu is perfect for those just starting. The Waikiki area offers newcomers an opportunity to rent boards and take lessons on sites that stand out as being good for starters. Winter (November to April), is the most important station as to surf on the North Shore of Oahu, with waves up to 7m (20ft). Giant waves that originate in the northern Pacific Ocean, arriving on the shores of Hawaii delighting surfers and the crowd in general, which floods the beaches. Be careful: Large waves are for experienced surfers! Surfing is one of the most dangerous sports in the world, to the most experienced surfer can fall victim to the unpredictable forces of the ocean. On most summer days (May to October), the roaring north coast becomes a soft purr, the waters become docile and crystal, creating special conditions for swimming or snorkeling. (snorkeling) known spots for surfing have nicknames that are not always going to find on a map. The best option is to ask the most knowledgeable to find points that will be better with your level of experience in each season. The most popular places for surfing in Ohau are: Velzyland, backyards, gas chambers, backdoor, Pupukea, log cabins, leftovers, Chun's Reef, Laniakea, Silver Channel, Avalanche, Kaena Point and Walls.