Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 17, 2021

March 17, 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 Thursday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 1-3 1-3 4-6 4-6
East Facing 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds Northeast winds around 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.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds North winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.7 feet 12:06 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 05:08 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.0 feet 11:42 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:25 AM HST.
Sunset 6:31 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Mostly sunny. Hazy. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds South 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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly clear. Hazy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 1.5 feet 06:35 PM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 12:43 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 05:46 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.7 feet 07:01 PM HST.
Low 0.4 feet 01:33 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Hazy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 12:19 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.0 feet 06:27 AM HST.
Low 0.0 feet 12:37 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:29 AM HST.
Sunset 6:35 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A lingering northeast swell and strong trade winds will maintain large surf along east facing shores. A High Surf Advisory remains in effect for the east-facing shores through this evening. The northeast swell is subsiding, but the trade winds will strengthen through the end of the week. A moderate northwest swell will build today and hold through the end of the week. Surf will remain small along south facing shores.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee to waist high short period wind swell with occasional stomach sets. The swell will be coming from the N in the morning and shift to the NNE during the day.

Conditions: Bumpy/choppy with ENE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting NE 5-10mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle to knee high N short period wind swell.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W less than 5mph. Clean conditions are expected for the late day with ESE winds less than 5mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with NNW winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting S 10-15mph. Glassy conditions are expected for the late day with N winds less than 5mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNE winds 10-15mph. This becomes Sideshore texture/chop for the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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