Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 30, 2021

April 30, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 11:37 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.7 feet 06:25 AM HST.
Low -0.2 feet 11:47 AM HST.
Sunrise 5:55 AM HST.
Sunset 6:47 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then mostly
clear. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 2.1 feet 07:15 PM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 02:19 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.4 feet 07:20 PM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 02:56 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 0.7 feet 06:07 AM HST.
Low -0.1 feet 12:23 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.5 feet 07:34 AM HST.
Low 0.0 feet 12:33 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:55 AM HST.
Sunset 6:48 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf is trending up along along north and west facing shores as a mix of both medium period, north northwest and longer period, west northwest swells move around the islands. The north northwest swell should hold through the day before easing into the weekend. The long period, west northwest swell will fill in today and peak early Saturday surf near High Surf Advisory levels along smaller island northern and western exposed coasts.

Surf along south facing shores will hold through the day as the latest long period, south southwest swell moves through. This swell will slowly fade over the weekend with mainly background moderate period southern swell energy maintaining small south shore surf early next week.

East facing shore surf will remain small through the afternoon. There will be a slight increase in east coast surf as strengthened trades push in a wind wave swell. A downward trend in east surf is expected next week as trades weaken.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ESE 20-25mph in the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with S winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with ENE winds 5-10mph. This becomes Semi choppy for the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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