Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for February 26, 2021

February 26, 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 Saturday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 2-4 1-3 1-3 2-4
East Facing 9-12 9-12 8-12 7-10
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Occasional showers.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds East winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.2 feet 09:29 AM HST.
High 1.6 feet 02:50 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:41 AM HST.
Sunset 6:25 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Cloudy. Occasional showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.5 feet 08:47 PM HST.
High 2.7 feet 03:35 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Cloudy. Occasional showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.1 feet 09:58 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 03:32 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:41 AM HST.
Sunset 6:25 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 10:06 AM HST.
High 1.3 feet 03:28 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 10:37 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 04:01 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:45 AM HST.
Sunset 6:29 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 09:24 PM HST.
High 2.2 feet 04:13 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 09:36 PM HST.
High 2.3 feet 04:24 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 10:35 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 04:10 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 11:05 AM HST.
High 1.3 feet 04:42 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:45 AM HST.
Sunset 6:29 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A High Surf Advisory remains in effect for east facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island through 6 AM Monday. Strong trade winds will maintain advisory level surf along east facing shores through the first half of 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. Trade wind swell continues to provide some small surf along south facing shores. A small swell from the southern hemisphere will also continue through Saturday.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Stomach to shoulder high ENE short period wind swell in the morning builds to chest to head high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting SE 15-20mph in the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the early morning with S winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with E winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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 NE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ENE for the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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