Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 11, 2021

March 11, 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 Friday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
East Facing 7-10 7-10 5-7 5-7
South Facing 2-4 2-4 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Cloudy. Scattered showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.2 feet 08:51 AM HST.
High 1.5 feet 02:21 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:31 AM HST.
Sunset 6:29 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds South winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.2 feet 08:14 PM HST.
High 2.5 feet 02:55 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.1 feet 09:13 AM HST.
High 1.7 feet 02:55 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:30 AM HST.
Sunset 6:29 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Friday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Hazy. Scattered showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
north in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 09:28 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 02:59 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 09:57 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 03:33 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:35 AM HST.
Sunset 6:33 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, becoming east
after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 08:51 PM HST.
High 2.0 feet 03:33 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 09:03 PM HST.
High 2.1 feet 03:45 AM HST.
FRIDAY

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 09:50 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 03:33 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 10:20 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 04:07 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:34 AM HST.
Sunset 6:33 PM HST.

Swell Summary

An elevated east swell will keep surf heights in the High Surf Advisory range today along east facing shores. This east swell will gradually lower from tonight through Friday. Small surf will continue along north and west facing shores through Friday. Surf heights along east facing shores will quickly rise and may reach warning levels Saturday and Sunday due to a combination of strong trades returning over the Kauai and Oahu waters and the arrival of a medium period north swell. Surf could reach advisory levels for north facing shores during this time. This swell will slowly decline from Sunday night into Tuesday. A small background south to southwest swell will keep surf small along most south facing shores with a small bump expected on Thursday and Friday.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SE 10-15mph.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NNW.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee high ESE short period wind swell in the morning builds to knee to waist high for the afternoon.

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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