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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East

HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES


Shores Today Thursday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 4-6 4-6 3-5 4-6
East Facing 8-12 8-12 8-12 9-13
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 4-6
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.4 feet 08:38 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 01:30 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:43 AM HST.
Sunset 6:24 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.4 feet 07:25 PM HST.
High 2.6 feet 02:32 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds East winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.3 feet 09:01 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 02:10 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:42 AM HST.
Sunset 6:24 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Hazy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 09:15 AM HST.
High 1.0 feet 02:08 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 09:42 AM HST.
High 0.8 feet 02:42 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:47 AM HST.
Sunset 6:28 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 60s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
east after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 08:02 PM HST.
High 2.1 feet 03:10 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 08:04 PM HST.
High 2.3 feet 03:13 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Hazy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 10 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.2 feet 09:38 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 02:48 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 10:09 AM HST.
High 0.9 feet 03:21 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:46 AM HST.
Sunset 6:28 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Strong trade winds will produce advisory level surf along east facing shores through at least early next week. A series of small overlapping northwest swells will move through the area into next week, with surf remaining below advisory levels along exposed north and west facing shores. A small out of season south swell will give a boost to south shore surf late Thursday through Saturday.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Waist to chest high E short period wind swell in the morning builds to stomach to shoulder high for the afternoon.

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

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with E winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy with N winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting W for the afternoon.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Waist to chest high E short period wind swell.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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