Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 22, 2021

May 22, 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 0-2 0-2 0-2
South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 06:51 AM HST.
High 1.6 feet 01:29 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 06:59 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 01:44 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:46 AM HST.
Sunset 6:56 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 07:10 PM HST.
High 1.6 feet 12:54 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 07:41 PM HST.
High 1.5 feet 01:09 AM HST.
SUNDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 07:23 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 02:14 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 07:30 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 02:26 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:46 AM HST.
Sunset 6:56 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A small north-northwest swell is scheduled to arrive Sunday afternoon and peak Monday, providing a small bump along north and west facing shores. Another small northwest swell will bring a boost to north shore surf Wednesday night through Friday.

Background south swells will keep small surf in place along south facing shores through the weekend. South shore surf will then trend up Monday and rise to near or slightly above seasonal levels Tuesday through Thursday as a series of overlapping long- period south swells move through. Surf will drop off a notch late next week, but will remain near seasonal levels.

East shore surf will trend down slightly on today, then hold steady Sunday through late next week, below typical levels for this time of year.

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NORTH EAST

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am        pm  

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

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

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NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with NNE winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

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: Clean in the morning with NW winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ENE 5-10mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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