Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 14, 2021

March 14, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East

HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND EAST FACING SHORES


Shores Today Monday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 14-18 14-18 12-16 12-16
East Facing 10-14 10-14 9-12 9-12
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Cloudy until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Showers with isolated thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
southeast around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.1 feet 10:02 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 04:04 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:29 AM HST.
Sunset 6:30 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers with
isolated thunderstorms.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.1 feet 10:03 PM HST.
High 2.0 feet 04:11 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
southeast around 10 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.1 feet 10:27 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 04:40 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:28 AM HST.
Sunset 6:30 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Monday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 4-6 4-6 3-5 3-5
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers with
isolated thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 10:39 AM HST.
High 1.5 feet 04:42 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 11:03 AM HST.
High 1.5 feet 05:13 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:33 AM HST.
Sunset 6:34 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 8 PM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.
Low Temperature In the lower 60s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 10:40 PM HST.
High 1.6 feet 04:49 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 11:09 PM HST.
High 1.6 feet 05:12 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
northwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 11:04 AM HST.
High 1.5 feet 05:18 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 11:26 AM HST.
High 1.6 feet 05:47 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:32 AM HST.
Sunset 6:34 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Dominant north-northeast swells will build and maintain surf at or above advisory levels across Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island's northern and eastern exposures, including Maui's west-facing coastline due to northerly wrap, the next couple of days. These swells will hold through the day and will slowly diminish through Tuesday. This moderate north swell, along with a lingering easterly wind swell, has extended the High Surf Advisory (HSA) for these coastlines through Monday night. Surf should fall below advisory thresholds along north and east-facing shorelines and west-facing Maui shores Tuesday morning. Recent east swells will gradually lower through Monday as trades weaken just upstream of the chain. The next low, moderate period northwest swells are scheduled to pass around the islands during mid to late week. A more typical short period trade wind swell will return during the latter part of the week in response to restrengthening trades over and upstream of the islands. Surf along south-facing shores will remain at more seasonable levels the next few days as low Southern Hemispheric moderate period swells reach the state.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Waist to chest high N medium period swell for the morning with occasional shoulder sets. This rotates more NNE and builds in the afternoon with sets up to 1-2′ overhead high.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SE.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Knee high N medium period swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to stomach high.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with E winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting SW 10-15mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Small scale (ankle to knee high) surf.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the S.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NW winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SSW.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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