Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 18, 2021

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


Shores Today Monday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3
South Facing 5-7 5-7 4-6 4-6
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.7 feet 12:05 PM HST.
Low 0.8 feet 05:57 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.1 feet 12:08 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:55 AM HST.
Sunset 7:06 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy until 12 AM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
east after midnight.
Tides
Kona High 1.3 feet 10:23 PM HST.
Low -0.1 feet 05:24 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.8 feet 06:51 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 10:55 PM HST.
Low -0.1 feet 05:22 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 2.0 feet 01:07 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.4 feet 01:02 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:56 AM HST.
Sunset 7:06 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The current south swell will maintain surf heights near or above the summer average along south facing shores into Monday. This south swell will gradually subside from Monday night through Wednesday, returning surf along south facing shores to below normal summertime heights by mid-week. The strengthening trade winds will result in slightly elevated, rough surf along east facing shores through the first half of the new week. Besides some localized wrap of trade wind swell, surf along most north facing shores will remain nearly flat through mid-week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

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Surf: Knee to waist high ENE short period wind swell in the morning builds to waist to stomach high for the afternoon.

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

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

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Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with ESE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WNW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell with occasional stomach high sets.

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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