Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 26, 2021

April 26, 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 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 09:08 AM HST.
High 2.1 feet 03:51 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.4 feet 09:23 AM HST.
High 2.3 feet 04:09 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:58 AM HST.
Sunset 6:46 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 10:00 PM HST.
High 1.5 feet 03:30 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 10:36 PM HST.
High 1.3 feet 04:02 AM HST.
TUESDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.4 feet 09:42 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 04:37 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.4 feet 09:55 AM HST.
High 2.5 feet 04:52 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:57 AM HST.
Sunset 6:46 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along all Hawaiian Island shores will remain under High Surf Advisory thresholds the next several days.

North facing shore surf will remain very low through the day with only background north swell and a lowering trade wind wave swell. The next appreciable west northwest swell will arrive tonight and Tuesday and will peak mid week surf in the moderate range. Small west swell may be blocked from Oahu eastward due to Kauai shadowing Tuesday but, as this swell veers more northwest on Wednesday and then north northwest Thursday, surf heights along most north and west facing shores will be on the rise. A larger northwest swell arriving from a Northwest Pacific gale Friday and Saturday may peak weekend surf into the double digits (face values in feet) along some northern and western exposures.

Multi small, long period south southwest swell energy from southern hemispheric storms will be reaching the Hawaiian southern coasts during the middle of the week. These swells will provide a minor boost to mid to late week surf along many southern coastlines.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Eastern shoreline surf will also remain around spring season averages through the day but will drop off through mid week as trades weaken over and upstream of the state.

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NORTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ESE 15-20mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 10-15mph.

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 WSW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ENE.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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