Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 08, 2021

May 8, 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 0-2 1-3 3-5 3-5
South Facing 2-4 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 07:57 AM HST.
High 1.6 feet 02:38 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 08:09 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 02:57 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:51 AM HST.
Sunset 6:50 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
north after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 08:31 PM HST.
High 1.4 feet 02:07 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 09:05 PM HST.
High 1.3 feet 02:30 AM HST.
SUNDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 08:19 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 03:07 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 08:29 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 03:26 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:51 AM HST.
Sunset 6:51 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along all shores will remain below High Surf Advisory levels through next week. A small NW swell is expected to arrive Sunday before slowly diminishing Monday through Wednesday. Small swells arriving from the southern hemisphere will bring only a little increase in surf heights along S facing shores this weekend, and will likely keep surf from going flat for most of next week. Trade winds will deliver relatively small, short-period waves to E facing shores.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee to thigh high ESE short period wind swell with occasional waist high sets.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with S winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WNW 5-10mph. Glassy conditions are expected for the late day with W winds less than 5mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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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