Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 06, 2021

October 6, 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 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Hazy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph.
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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Hazy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature Around 70.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming
south after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 09:54 PM HST.
High 2.1 feet 04:22 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 10:12 PM HST.
High 2.3 feet 04:43 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Hazy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 10:27 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 04:11 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.3 feet 10:58 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 04:39 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:17 AM HST.
Sunset 6:07 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A small, long period west-northwest swell is filling in across the area. The swell should peak today, then lower gradually during the second half of the week and through the weekend. Small, mainly background south swells can be expected through Thursday. A larger, long period south swell is forecast to arrive Thursday night, then peak Friday before slowly declining through the weekend. East- facing shores will continue to be affected by choppy, short period surf. The strengthening of trades later this week will increase surf heights along the east-facing shores.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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Conditions: Semi choppy in the morning with ESE winds 5-10mph. This becomes Semi glassy/semi bumpy for the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

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Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with S winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 10-15mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with NNE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting NE 15-20mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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