Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for February 19, 2021

February 19, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East


Shores Today Saturday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
East Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
South Facing 0-2 0-2 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.3 feet 02:19 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:46 AM HST.
Sunset 6:22 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Cloudy. Showers likely.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay High 1.7 feet 10:55 PM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.2 feet 03:39 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:45 AM HST.
Sunset 6:22 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Saturday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 2-4 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 0-2 0-2 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Hazy. Showers likely and
scattered thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 0.9 feet 06:36 AM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 02:56 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.8 feet 08:01 AM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 03:02 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:50 AM HST.
Sunset 6:26 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona High 1.3 feet 11:33 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.6 feet 11:16 PM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers
and a chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
northwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.2 feet 04:16 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 04:03 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:49 AM HST.
Sunset 6:26 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Northwest swells will be on a gradual decline going into the weekend. A series of small, long period west to northwest swells are expected to arrive this weekend and last into early next week. These swells will translate to continued below advisory level surf along all northern and western exposures.

In response to a large fetch region of strong trades developing upstream of the state this weekend, east-facing shoreline surf has a good possibility of reaching advisory level thresholds from Monday through mid week. Energy from far Southern Hemispheric gales may clip the islands Saturday. These small, background southerly swells may provide a subtle boost to south-facing shore surf.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to thigh high ENE short period wind swell with occasional waist high sets.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting SE 20-25mph in the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the early morning with ESE winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee high ESE short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to waist high.

Conditions: Clean in the early morning with NNW winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting ENE 5-10mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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