Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 02, 2021

August 2, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Tuesday
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. Areas of smoke.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.7 feet 01:06 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.0 feet 12:52 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:01 AM HST.
Sunset 7:00 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona Low 0.8 feet 08:26 PM HST.
High 1.0 feet 11:03 PM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 05:47 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.7 feet 08:33 PM HST.
High 0.9 feet 12:00 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 05:43 AM HST.
TUESDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.9 feet 01:48 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.2 feet 01:35 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:01 AM HST.
Sunset 7:00 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The rough, slightly elevated surf continues along east facing shores driven by the strong trade winds. Expect these slightly elevated surf heights will persist into Tuesday, before decreasing to near the summertime averages by Wednesday onward as the trade winds weaken slightly. Surf along south, west and north facing shores will remain small through the week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Waist to stomach high ENE short period wind swell in the morning builds a bit for the afternoon.

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: Clean in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell for the morning with occasional stomach sets. This builds to waist to chest high for the afternoon.

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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