Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Saturday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
South Facing 4-7 4-7 4-7 4-7
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.2 feet 11:15 AM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 04:15 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.4 feet 11:41 AM HST.
Low 0.8 feet 04:48 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:46 AM HST.
Sunset 7:05 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona High 1.6 feet 10:23 PM HST.
Low 0.0 feet 05:25 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.6 feet 10:29 PM HST.
Low -0.1 feet 05:28 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 1.5 feet 12:21 PM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 05:47 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.8 feet 12:35 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:46 AM HST.
Sunset 7:05 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A series of long-period south swells will spread up across the area into next week, which will keep surf near or above the summertime average along south facing shores. The latest guidance indicates that surf along south facing shores should gradually increase into early next week, and surf heights will likely peak near the High Surf Advisory threshold along south facing shores from late Saturday into Monday. Surf is then expected to gradually lower along along south facing shores from late Monday into the middle of next week. Surf along north facing shores will remain very small through this weekend. A series of small northwest swells will likely provide a small boost to surf heights along most north and west facing shores from Sunday night through the middle of next week. Finally, the weaker trade wind regime will cause surf heights to remain slightly below seasonal values along east facing shores through the middle of next week.

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 SE winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ESE.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with E 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: Glassy in the morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee high E short period wind swell.

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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