Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 16, 2021

March 16, 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 Wednesday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 9-12 8-10 6-9 6-9
East Facing 7-10 7-10 6-8 6-8
South Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.1 feet 10:52 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 05:17 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:27 AM HST.
Sunset 6:30 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds North winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.5 feet 11:22 PM HST.
High 1.6 feet 04:53 AM HST.
WEDNESDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.0 feet 11:17 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 05:57 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:26 AM HST.
Sunset 6:31 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Mostly sunny. Hazy. Showers likely.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
southwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 11:29 AM HST.
High 1.5 feet 05:55 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 11:48 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:31 AM HST.
Sunset 6:34 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
north after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 11:59 PM HST.
High 1.3 feet 05:31 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.6 feet 06:22 PM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 12:39 AM HST.
WEDNESDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Hazy. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 11:54 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.2 feet 06:02 AM HST.
Low 0.0 feet 12:12 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:30 AM HST.
Sunset 6:35 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Fresh to strong trade winds expected over the western half of the state today, while moderate trade winds are expected over the eastern half. The breezy trades will fill in for all coastal waters tonight and Wednesday and may reach gale strength by Friday or Saturday. A moderate to large north swell will continue today, then decline tonight. A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and Big Island due to exposure to the north swell today and building trade winds through Wednesday. This advisory will likely be extended to the end of the week as winds strengthen and spread to all islands. A small to moderate northwest swell will build later today and linger until the end of the week. A small background south swell will continue this week.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal surf (ankle or less) for the morning with a knee to thigh high NNW wind swell filling in during the afternoon.

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

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NW 10-15mph. Glassy conditions are expected by late afternoon with W winds less than 5mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with N winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WNW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with ENE winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NE 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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