Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 16, 2021

July 16, 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 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
South Facing 1-3 2-4 4-6 4-6
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 1.2 feet 09:14 AM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 02:11 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.4 feet 09:55 AM HST.
Low 0.9 feet 02:57 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:54 AM HST.
Sunset 7:06 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds.
Tides
Kona High 1.6 feet 08:26 PM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 03:42 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.7 feet 08:44 PM HST.
Low 0.0 feet 03:48 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
northwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.4 feet 10:49 AM HST.
Low 0.8 feet 04:04 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.7 feet 11:06 AM HST.
Low 0.9 feet 04:56 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:55 AM HST.
Sunset 7:06 PM HST.

Swell Summary

South shore surf will increase from background levels to around summertime average during the weekend. The south swell will slowly build late today, peak Saturday into Sunday, and decline early next week. East shore surf will be near or slightly above summertime average through the weekend, then build, as trade winds are expected to increase over and upwind of the islands early next week. Aside from some localized wrap of trade wind energy, surf along most north facing shores will remain nearly flat into next week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee to thigh high E short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to stomach high.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with NE winds 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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