Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 01, 2021

May 1, 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 5-7 5-7 4-6 4-6
South Facing 3-5 3-5 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then mostly
clear. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona High 1.9 feet 08:22 PM HST.
Low 0.4 feet 04:14 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.2 feet 08:21 PM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 04:15 AM HST.
SUNDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds.
Tides
Kona High 0.6 feet 07:17 AM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 01:20 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.5 feet 09:17 AM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 01:33 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:54 AM HST.
Sunset 6:48 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A late season west-northwest swell will peak early this morning, resulting in advisory-level surf along north and west facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, and Oahu today. Surf may near the advisory- level for the exposed west facing shores of the Big Island today through tonight. Surf will gradually lower Sunday through early next week as the west-northwest swell eases. Surf along south facing shores will gradually lower through the weekend as a long-period south-southwest swell moves out. Surf along east facing shores will rise through Sunday, then lower early next week as the trades weaken. No other significant swell sources are anticipated next week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with SE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ESE for the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the morning with N 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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