Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 28, 2021

March 28, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East


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

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds East winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.2 feet 09:13 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 03:23 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:17 AM HST.
Sunset 6:34 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.1 feet 09:24 PM HST.
High 2.3 feet 03:29 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds East winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low -0.4 feet 09:45 AM HST.
High 2.4 feet 04:08 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:16 AM HST.
Sunset 6:34 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 09:50 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 04:01 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 10:13 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 04:26 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:21 AM HST.
Sunset 6:38 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 10:01 PM HST.
High 1.8 feet 04:07 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 10:28 PM HST.
High 1.8 feet 04:30 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 10:22 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 04:46 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.4 feet 10:43 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 05:09 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:20 AM HST.
Sunset 6:38 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A new northwest swell will build this morning, then peak this afternoon into this evening, giving north shore surf a little bump. The swell will be on the decline later tonight and Monday with a very small day in store for Tuesday. Overlapping north and west-northwest swells are expected to give a small boost to surf along north and west facing shores again Wednesday and Thursday. Surf will then return to very small levels Friday, with nearly flat conditions expected next weekend.

Surf along east facing shores will hold steady through tonight, then drop a notch Monday through Wednesday as the trades ease slightly over and upstream of the islands. East shore surf should then trend upward Thursday and rise above normal levels Friday through next weekend.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

South shore surf will continue to run above seasonal levels through the next 7 days, as overlapping south swells continue to move through the islands. The largest of these swells is expected Monday through Wednesday, although surf heights will hold below advisory thresholds.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Waist to stomach high E short period wind swell in the morning builds a bit for the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with SE winds 15-20mph.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell for the morning with occasional stomach sets. This builds to waist to chest high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the early morning with N winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting ENE 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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