Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Wednesday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 2-4 2-4
South Facing 2-4 2-4 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph, becoming east
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 09:06 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 04:08 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 09:14 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 04:23 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:50 AM HST.
Sunset 6:51 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 10:30 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 03:26 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 11:16 PM HST.
High 0.9 feet 04:07 AM HST.
WEDNESDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 10 mph, becoming
south in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 09:32 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 04:41 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 09:38 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 04:54 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:49 AM HST.
Sunset 6:52 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along south facing shores will remain up through the week as small, overlapping, long-period swells from the southern Pacific roll through. The next in the series should arrive by Wednesday, then again late in the week going into the weekend. Surf along east facing shores will remain rough and choppy due to the onshore trades. Surf along north facing shores will trend down into midweek to near flat levels as the current northwest swell moves out. Expect the summer- like conditions to hold through the weekend for northern exposures.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ESE 5-10mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSW 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 SE winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the WNW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NNE 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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