Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for February 27, 2021

February 27, 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 Sunday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 3-5 4-6 4-6 4-6
East Facing 8-12 8-12 8-12 8-12
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Cloudy. Occasional showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds East winds around 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.
TONIGHT

Weather Cloudy. Occasional showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds East winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.3 feet 09:30 PM HST.
High 2.6 feet 04:06 AM HST.
SUNDAY

Weather Cloudy. Occasional showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.0 feet 10:30 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 04:17 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:40 AM HST.
Sunset 6:25 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Sunday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 2-4 2-4 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 East winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
east after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 10:07 PM HST.
High 2.1 feet 04:44 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 10:23 PM HST.
High 2.2 feet 04:59 AM HST.
SUNDAY

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 East winds around 5 mph, becoming
southwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 11:07 AM HST.
High 1.5 feet 04:55 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 11:34 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 05:27 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:44 AM HST.
Sunset 6:29 PM HST.

Swell Summary

With locally generated wind waves, and strong trade winds upstream from the state, surf along east-facing shores will remain large and turbulent. To account for this, a High Surf Advisory will remain in effect through Sunday night for Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and the Big Island. Too, some of this trade wind energy will wrap around into adjacent northern and southern exposures. Elsewhere, as the current northwest swell fades, a reinforcing small to moderate northwest swell will fill in and peak late today into early Sunday. The next following northwest swell will likely be larger than this weekend's and raise surf to near advisory levels along northern and western exposed shores, beginning late Wednesday into early Thursday. Lastly, south-facing shores will see surf boosted modestly by small swells from the southern hemisphere, along with wrap from the east by the trade wind swell.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Waist to chest high ENE short period wind swell for the morning going more NE and building into the chest to shoulder range in the afternoon.

Conditions: Choppy/disorganized with ESE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting E 10-15mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SW. Glassy conditions are expected by late afternoon with SSW winds less than 5mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Choppy/disorganized with ENE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting E 5-10mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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