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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East


Shores Today Thursday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
East Facing 5-7 5-7 4-6 4-6
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers with
isolated thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.4 feet 07:37 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 12:36 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:20 AM HST.
Sunset 6:32 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.1 feet 06:18 PM HST.
High 2.4 feet 01:23 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.2 feet 07:55 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 01:19 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:19 AM HST.
Sunset 6:33 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Thursday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 2-4 2-4
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers with
isolated thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 08:14 AM HST.
High 0.9 feet 01:14 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 08:26 AM HST.
High 0.8 feet 01:44 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:24 AM HST.
Sunset 6:36 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
southeast after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 06:55 PM HST.
High 1.9 feet 02:01 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 06:58 PM HST.
High 2.0 feet 01:57 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.2 feet 08:32 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 01:57 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 08:51 AM HST.
High 1.0 feet 02:24 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:23 AM HST.
Sunset 6:37 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along exposed north and west facing shores will build down the island chain today and peak near advisory levels this afternoon through Thursday for the smaller islands. A downward trend is expected over the weekend. Surf along east facing shores will remain near the advisory level into the second half of the week, then lower over the weekend. Surf along south facing shores will trend up through the second half of the week and into the weekend as overlapping, long- period south-southwest swells move through.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Waist to chest high ESE short period wind swell for the morning. This fades in the afternoon with sets up to waist high.

Conditions: Choppy/disorganized with ESE winds 15-20mph.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with ESE winds less than 5mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting S 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Choppy/disorganized with ENE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting E for the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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