Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for September 15, 2021

September 15, 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 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 2.1 feet 12:38 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.4 feet 12:22 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:12 AM HST.
Sunset 6:27 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds.
Tides
Kona Low 0.6 feet 07:57 PM HST.
High 1.0 feet 12:08 AM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 05:57 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 08:03 PM HST.
High 0.9 feet 12:54 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 05:55 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Partly sunny until 12 PM, then cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
northwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 2.2 feet 01:29 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.5 feet 01:18 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:12 AM HST.
Sunset 6:26 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A series of long period south and southwest swells will keep surf along south facing shores near to slightly above the September average through Thursday, before gradually lowering Friday through early next week. Small surf will prevail along north facing shores through the remainder of the work week, with a small bump from a northwest swell expected this weekend. Another small but slightly larger northwest swell is possible Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. East shore surf will remain well below normal today, rise to near seasonal levels Thursday through Saturday as trade winds ramp up over and upstream of the islands, then lower a notch Sunday into early next week as the trade winds ease.

NORTH EAST

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Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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Conditions: Glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SE 10-15mph.

NORTH WEST

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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: Clean in the morning with ENE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with N winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ENE 5-10mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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