Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Tuesday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
South Facing 5-7 5-7 5-7 5-7
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered 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 08:07 AM HST.
Low 0.8 feet 03:22 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.4 feet 08:13 AM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 03:56 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:18 AM HST.
Sunset 6:04 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
north around 5 mph after midnight.
Tides
Kona High 1.0 feet 06:22 PM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 01:11 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.8 feet 08:07 PM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 01:21 AM HST.
TUESDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 2.0 feet 09:38 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.3 feet 09:27 AM HST.
Low 0.4 feet 05:39 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:18 AM HST.
Sunset 6:03 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Strong and persistent trade winds extending far to the east and northeast of the islands, will keep east shore surf fairly steady at low-end advisory levels during the next couple days. As the trades trend downward over and upstream of the state during the middle to latter part of the work week, east shore surf will lower as well, and likely drop to below normal levels over the weekend.

A series of overlapping south swells will keep south shore surf above normal through mid week, before dropping to mostly background levels Friday through next weekend.

Aside from some trade wind swell wrap, north shore surf will remain very small through Thursday. A small long-period northwest swell due in Thursday night, will give a small boost to the surf along north and west facing shores Friday through the weekend.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high NE short period wind swell for the morning with occasional stomach sets. This builds to waist to chest high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with SSE winds 10-15mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon as the winds lighten to 5-10mph. Fairly clean conditions are expected for the late day with S winds 5-10mph.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to chest high.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Semi clean/textured conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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