Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 23, 2021

July 23, 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 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 08:43 AM HST.
High 2.5 feet 04:06 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 08:43 AM HST.
High 2.9 feet 04:08 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:57 AM HST.
Sunset 7:04 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming east
around 5 mph after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 10:46 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 03:27 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 11:21 PM HST.
High 0.9 feet 04:12 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the upper 80s.
Winds West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 09:28 AM HST.
High 2.5 feet 04:46 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 09:31 AM HST.
High 2.9 feet 04:49 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:57 AM HST.
Sunset 7:04 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Moderate to strong trade winds is expected to gradually diminish tonight through Saturday, coming down into the moderate range where it will continue through Tuesday. With this said, the short period trade wind swell will continue slightly elevated through Saturday before lowering about a foot each day through Monday. A long period south swell will maintain surf near July average through Saturday, then subside through early next week. Otherwise, surf will be small over the remaining shores. No other significant swells are expected.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ESE 15-20mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

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Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with SSW 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: 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.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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