Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for September 16, 2021

September 16, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Friday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 2-4
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph.
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.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy until 12 AM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.5 feet 08:19 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 01:14 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.3 feet 08:36 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 01:48 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
northwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 06:59 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 02:09 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 07:01 AM HST.
High 2.5 feet 02:05 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:12 AM HST.
Sunset 6:25 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The most recent southwest to south swell will be slowly falling through today with a possible small reinforcement filling in later today into early Friday. The next small southwest south swell may arrive toward the middle of next week. A small, medium period northwest swell is expected to reach the islands later this weekend to then be followed by a series of small, similar to slightly higher period northwest north swell energy through next week. East facing shore surf will trend up to seasonable levels the next couple of days with the return of fresh trades over and upstream of the state.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

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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: Knee high ESE short period wind swell for the morning. The swell shifts more E and builds for the afternoon with sets up to stomach high.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with NNE 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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