Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 18, 2021

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

HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES


Shores Today Thursday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 5-7 4-6 3-5 3-5
South Facing 8-12 7-10 6-8 6-8
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 06:01 AM HST.
High 2.3 feet 01:49 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.6 feet 01:37 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:06 AM HST.
Sunset 6:50 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature Around 70.
Winds North winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.6 feet 08:41 PM HST.
High 1.0 feet 12:54 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.3 feet 09:04 PM HST.
High 0.9 feet 01:38 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 07:00 AM HST.
High 2.4 feet 02:31 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 06:58 AM HST.
High 2.7 feet 02:25 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:06 AM HST.
Sunset 6:50 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The above normal south swell will continue to subside through Thursday. A swell generated by Hurricane Linda will be spreading westward across the island waters later today through Thursday. Otherwise, no significant swells are expected through early next week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Fairly clean in the early morning with S winds 10-15mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting SE 10-15mph.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the early morning with ESE winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the early morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting SSW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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