March 22, 2018 Surf Forecast
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Outlook through Wednesday March 28: The current large northeast swell will slowly decrease through Friday. A small to medium sized NW swell is expected on Monday for north and west facing shores. A small southwest swell is expected along south facing shores during the weekend.
Surf heights are forecast heights of the face, or front, of waves. The surf forecast is based on the significant wave height, the average height of the one third largest waves, at the locations of the largest breakers. Some waves may be more than twice as high as the significant wave height. Expect to encounter rip currents in or near any surf zone.
Surf: 1-3′ overhead high NNE ground swell.
Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SE winds 10-15mph.
Surf: Knee to waist high NNE ground swell.
Conditions: Glassy in the morning with S winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.
Surf: Knee to waist high SSW ground swell for the morning with occasional stomach high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to chest high.
Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy with S winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting W for the afternoon.
Surf: Waist to stomach high ESE short period wind swell with occasional chest high sets.
Conditions: Semi choppy with ENE winds 5-10mph.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Hawaii County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com