Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 06, 2021

August 6, 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 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 08:02 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 03:24 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 08:00 AM HST.
High 2.5 feet 03:24 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:02 AM HST.
Sunset 6:58 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 11 PM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
southeast after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.5 feet 10:00 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 02:42 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.3 feet 10:34 PM HST.
High 0.9 feet 03:20 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then cloudy.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 08:40 AM HST.
High 2.3 feet 03:55 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 08:40 AM HST.
High 2.6 feet 03:58 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:02 AM HST.
Sunset 6:58 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along east facing shores will hold near the summertime average through the weekend. East shore surf will then gradually lower to slightly below normal levels by the middle to latter part of next week. Small background south swells will keep surf below seasonal levels through Monday. A new long period south swell is forecast to arrive Monday night, with surf approaching the summertime average Tuesday through late next week. Expect nearly flat conditions along most north facing shores through Monday. A new long-period west- northwest swell is expected to arrive Monday night and give a noticeable boost to north shore surf Tuesday through Thursday.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE 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: Semi glassy in the morning with SSW 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: Semi glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNE winds 10-15mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 15-20mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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