Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 14, 2021

October 14, 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 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3
South Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona High 2.0 feet 12:05 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.2 feet 11:52 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:19 AM HST.
Sunset 6:01 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 07:19 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 12:29 AM HST.
Low 0.4 feet 05:50 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 07:25 PM HST.
High 1.1 feet 01:01 AM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 05:55 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 2.0 feet 12:55 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.2 feet 12:48 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:19 AM HST.
Sunset 6:01 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Fresh trades will maintain elevated eastern shore surf. Trades will gradually weaken beginning Friday into the weekend that will allow this recent higher east wind wave surf to finally subside this weekend into early next week.

A small, medium period northwest swell is expected to fill in tonight and peak late Friday into Saturday. This short-lived swell will provide a minor foot or two bump to north and west facing shore surf Friday and Saturday. A much larger north swell emanating from a North Pacific cold front is forecast to reach northern shores in about a week. This late week swell may produce advisory level surf along northern facing shores.

Small, medium period south swell continues to fall, as will southern shore surf, through Friday. A series of gales passing around New Zealand the next day or two may push a small, long period south swell toward the islands that would reach us by Tuesday of next week. This will bring near flat early week south surf back up to waist to chest high by next Wednesday.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Bumpy/semi bumpy with E winds 10-15mph in the morning decreasing to 5-10mph in the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture with SSW winds 5-10mph in the morning increasing to 10-15mph in the afternoon. Fairly clean conditions are expected by late afternoon with S winds 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with NE winds 15-20mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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