Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 19, 2021

March 19, 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 Saturday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 4-6 4-6 4-6 4-6
East Facing 7-10 7-10 7-10 7-10
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.1 feet 12:09 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:24 AM HST.
Sunset 6:31 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay High 1.7 feet 07:54 PM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.2 feet 12:48 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:24 AM HST.
Sunset 6:31 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Saturday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 4-6 4-6 4-6 4-6
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 12:46 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.8 feet 06:52 AM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 01:07 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:28 AM HST.
Sunset 6:35 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
northeast after midnight.
Tides
Kona High 1.3 feet 08:32 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.6 feet 08:47 PM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 04:32 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
southwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 01:25 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.6 feet 07:24 AM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 01:47 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:28 AM HST.
Sunset 6:35 PM HST.

Swell Summary

North and northeasterly swells over the next couple of days, combined with fresh to strong trades will maintain advisory level surf along east facing shores through Sunday. The next significant northwest swell is expected to arrive Wednesday, which could bring advisory level surf to the north and west facing shores.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

Conditions: Semi choppy with ESE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting E for the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph. Glassy conditions are expected for the late day with SW winds less than 5mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNE winds 5-10mph. Choppy/sideshore current conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NE 15-20mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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