Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 24, 2021

April 24, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Sunday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 08:09 AM HST.
High 1.6 feet 02:26 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 08:23 AM HST.
High 1.7 feet 02:45 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:59 AM HST.
Sunset 6:45 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming east
after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 08:17 PM HST.
High 1.8 feet 02:22 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 08:41 PM HST.
High 1.7 feet 02:37 AM HST.
SUNDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 08:38 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 03:08 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 08:52 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 03:26 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:59 AM HST.
Sunset 6:46 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along all shores is expected to remain well under high surf advisory thresholds the next several days.

A declining background northwest swell will hold small surf along north and west facing coasts through Sunday. The next west northwest swell will be arriving Monday night into Tuesday morning. This moderate, lower period swell will pick up Tuesday and Wednesday surf along most northern and western exposures. A slightly larger and longer period reinforcing west northwest swell may reach the islands late in the week. This swell will provide a boost to north and west coast surf Friday and Saturday with a slow decline from Sunday through Tuesday.

A series of small, long period south southwest swells will continue to produce small surf along southern facing shorelines into next week.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Eastern shore surf will remain small this weekend with surf heights falling even more going into the middle of next week as trades weaken and breezes become light south to variable.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Semi choppy with ESE winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting SE for the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with ENE winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with N winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee high E short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to stomach high.

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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