This beautiful north beach is the home of the famous Banzai Pipeline. This beach can be the most impressive, and the most dangerous in the world.
The winter months is when the waves are at their highest and most powerful. During the spring and summer, the swimming is good with some of the best sandbar type surf on O'ahu.
There are lifeguards, picnic areas, restrooms, phones, and showers. Especially during winter months, waves may reach up to 25 feet plus. From June to September there are incidents of stinging Limu(seaweed). Check with the lifeguard regarding swimming conditions.
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Beaches and oceans are dynamic natural environments. Crowd conditions, currents, waves, wild animals, and other water and beach conditions can rapidly change. The risks and conditions shown on this site are informational only and not always real-time. Actual conditions may differ. Lifeguards are not always on duty or available. Always remain aware of your surroundings and exercise due care for your own safety and the safety of others around you.
Always check for water warnings or check with a lifeguard before you swim.