Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 05, 2021

October 5, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Wednesday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Hazy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 08:54 AM HST.
High 2.1 feet 03:11 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 09:14 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 03:26 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:16 AM HST.
Sunset 6:09 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Hazy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
east after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 09:24 PM HST.
High 2.0 feet 03:39 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 09:44 PM HST.
High 2.1 feet 04:02 AM HST.
WEDNESDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Hazy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
southwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.2 feet 09:39 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 03:41 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 10:04 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 04:02 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:16 AM HST.
Sunset 6:08 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A small, long period west northwest swell will continue to fill in, peak later today through early Wednesday, then lower gradually through the remainder of the week and on through the weekend. A series of small, mainly background south swells can be expected through Thursday. A larger long period south swell is expected to fill in by Friday, peak Saturday, then lower slowly through Sunday. Easterly trade winds will continue to produce short period choppy surf along east facing shores through Wednesday. With the expected increase in trade winds over and upwind of the island beginning Wednesday, surf heights are expected to increase later in the week and on into the weekend.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Small scale (ankle to knee high) surf.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ESE 10-15mph.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSW 10-15mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Semi clean/textured in the morning with NNE winds 10-15mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NE.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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