Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 31, 2021

March 31, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 11:30 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 11:47 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:18 AM HST.
Sunset 6:38 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 1.9 feet 06:28 PM HST.
Low 0.4 feet 12:47 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 05:42 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.2 feet 06:45 PM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 01:31 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
southwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 12:07 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.9 feet 06:31 AM HST.
Low -0.2 feet 12:22 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:17 AM HST.
Sunset 6:39 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along south facing shores will hold just under the advisory level today, then slowly ease tonight through Friday as the south swell moves through. Over the weekend, a mix of background southerly swells along with short-period southeast energy should be enough to keep the surf from going flat along southern exposures. Surf along north and west facing shores will trend up today as a small, northwest swell arrives and builds down the island chain. This source should hold into Friday, then lower into the weekend. Surf along east facing shores will trend up over the weekend through early next week due to a combination of strong easterly trades locally and a north-northeast swell arriving. Heights could reach advisory levels early next week if this scenario materializes.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SE winds 10-15mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting E 5-10mph. Glassy conditions are expected for the late day with ESE winds less than 5mph.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 10-15mph. Fairly clean conditions are expected for the late day with S winds 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle high ESE short period wind swell in the morning builds a bit for the afternoon.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNE winds 5-10mph. 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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