Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 15, 2021

May 15, 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 2-4 2-4 0-2 0-2
South Facing 4-6 3-5 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 10:57 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 11:03 AM HST.
Sunrise 5:48 AM HST.
Sunset 6:53 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 1.8 feet 06:40 PM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 01:52 AM HST.
High 0.7 feet 05:06 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.1 feet 06:43 PM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 02:29 AM HST.
SUNDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming
south in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 11:33 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.5 feet 06:34 AM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 11:38 AM HST.
Sunrise 5:48 AM HST.
Sunset 6:53 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf will remain below the High Surf Advisory thresholds along all shores through the coming week. Surf along south facing shores will remain elevated today, subside tomorrow and Monday, then remain small through the rest of the week.

Surf will remain quite small along north facing shores through the weekend. A small north northwest swell arriving Sunday night will peak Monday, then subside through Tuesday. A small west northwest swell will peak Wednesday, then subside through Thursday.

The trade winds will produce choppy surf along east facing shores through the coming week. Wave heights may build a bit early next week as the trade-wind fetch lengthens.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to thigh high short period wind swell with occasional waist sets. The swell will be coming from the ENE in the morning and shift to the NNE during the day.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 5-10mph.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 10-15mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNW winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SSW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee high E short period wind swell in the morning builds a bit for the afternoon.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the early morning with N winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting NNE 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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