Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 26, 2021

October 26, 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 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
South Facing 1-3 1-3 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 1.8 feet 07:35 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.1 feet 07:41 AM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 03:51 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:23 AM HST.
Sunset 5:53 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then mostly
clear.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 12:16 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.7 feet 07:18 PM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 12:27 AM HST.
WEDNESDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
southwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.7 feet 08:53 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.0 feet 08:46 AM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 05:23 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:23 AM HST.
Sunset 5:53 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The current north swell will be peaking early today and then slowly falling tonight into Wednesday. An overlapping small, but slightly longer period, northwest swell will fill in tonight through Wednesday night. A slightly larger, shorter period north northwest swell will fill in Thursday and peak Thursday night into early Friday. This should push surf heights back up to near double head high on Friday. This swell will begin its decline through the weekend. A larger northwest swell may arrive Saturday night and peak Sunday. If this swell comes in as forecast, this will definitely increase north and west facing shoreline surf to High Surf Advisory levels, possibly flirting with low end High Surf Warning criteria Sunday, Halloween Day.

A slightly larger south swell filling in on Wednesday will bump south facing surf up by a couple of feet.

Light to gentle mid to late week trades will have eastern shore wind wave chop diminishing in the coming days. East facing shorelines with any northerly exposure will experience higher surf from this week's series of higher north swell wrap.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting SE for the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNE winds 5-10mph. 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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