Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 20, 2021

August 20, 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 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
South Facing 4-6 4-6 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
southwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 07:53 AM HST.
High 2.4 feet 03:09 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 07:52 AM HST.
High 2.8 feet 03:09 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:06 AM HST.
Sunset 6:49 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature Around 70.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
east after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 09:41 PM HST.
High 1.3 feet 02:41 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 10:12 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 03:18 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 08:38 AM HST.
High 2.4 feet 03:44 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 08:42 AM HST.
High 2.7 feet 03:49 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:06 AM HST.
Sunset 6:48 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The current south swell will continue to slowly decline over the next couple of days. A series of small, moderate- period south swells will prevent surf from going flat into early next week.

The easterly swell from Linda will maintain moderate surf along east facing shores through the weekend. Surf heights may approach advisory levels for the eastern half of the island chain late Saturday and Sunday, before reaching the western half Sunday through Sunday night. There is still much uncertainty whether large wind waves will develop as the remnants of Linda approach the island chain due to potential changes in its track.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

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

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the WSW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle high E short period wind swell in the morning builds to knee to thigh high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NNE 15-20mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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