Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.2 feet 01:45 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.4 feet 09:56 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 02:02 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:03 AM HST.
Sunset 6:44 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
southeast after midnight.
Tides
Kona High 1.5 feet 10:43 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.7 feet 10:20 PM HST.
TUESDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 07:06 AM HST.
High 0.6 feet 10:49 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 03:56 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 06:28 AM HST.
High 0.6 feet 11:43 AM HST.
Low 0.4 feet 03:48 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:02 AM HST.
Sunset 6:44 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along north facing shores will gradually lower into Tuesday due to a persistent short-to-medium period mix of north-northwest to north-northeast energy moving through. A medium-period, moderate northwest swell will arrive and begin to build down the island chain Tuesday night through Wednesday. Expect this new swell to linger into the weekend before lowering. Surf along south facing shores will remain up today, then lower Tuesday through midweek as a south- southwest swell eases. A similar south-southwest swell will be possible late in the week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Ankle high ESE short period wind swell in the morning builds to knee to thigh high for the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Sideshore/choppy with SSE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting SE 20-25mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the early morning with S winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting SW 10-15mph.

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 to the WSW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal surf (ankle or less) for the morning with a knee to thigh high ESE short period wind swell filling in during the afternoon with occasional waist sets.

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy with SE winds less than 5mph in the morning increasing to 5-10mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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