Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Thursday
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 with isolated
thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.2 feet 06:45 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 12:23 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.3 feet 07:37 AM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 12:46 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:59 AM HST.
Sunset 7:03 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 11 PM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 70s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona High 1.8 feet 07:03 PM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 01:47 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.0 feet 07:15 PM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 02:11 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.2 feet 07:45 AM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 01:09 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.4 feet 08:43 AM HST.
Low 0.8 feet 01:48 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:59 AM HST.
Sunset 7:02 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Moderate choppy surf along east facing shores will remain on the small side through Thursday due to a surface ridge decreasing the fetch length of the trades upstream of the islands. A slight increasing trend in the trade wind swell and surf along all east facing shores will develop from Friday into the weekend.

A mix of south and southeast swells will keep small surf heights along exposed south shores into the first half of next week.

A small west-northwest swell, from tropical cyclone activity in the NW Pacific, may produce a minor bump in surf heights along some exposed north and west facing shores of Kauai and Oahu on Thursday and Friday. Otherwise fairly flat conditions are forecast into the first half of next week.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with SE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ESE 10-15mph in the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the early morning with ESE 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 N winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle high E short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to waist high.

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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