Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Thursday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Light and variable winds.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 11:15 PM HST.
High 1.0 feet 03:51 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 12:00 AM HST.
High 0.8 feet 04:39 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 09:59 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 05:17 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 10:05 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 05:26 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:49 AM HST.
Sunset 6:52 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf will remain up along south facing shores as a series of overlapping small, long period swells from the southern hemisphere pass by. Eastern shores will experience rough and choppy wind wave conditions due to persistent moderate to fresh trades. Surf along north facing shores will trend down through the middle of the week in response to a diminishing northwest swell.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ESE 10-15mph.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Light sideshore texture with NNE winds 5-10mph in the morning increasing to 10-15mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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