Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 27, 2021

October 27, 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 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly clear.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 01:18 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.7 feet 10:00 PM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 01:34 AM HST.
THURSDAY

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 10:20 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.9 feet 09:59 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:24 AM HST.
Sunset 5:52 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The recent moderate size, medium period north swell will be slowly declining through the day. Today's north surf heights will only subtly lower as an overlapping small, but slightly longer period, northwest swell fills in through tonight. A slightly larger, shorter period north northwest swell will arrive Thursday, peak Thursday night into early Friday then fall over the weekend. A large northwest swell is timed to reach the island chain Saturday night and peak Sunday. This swell will increase early week surf heights to above High Surf Advisory thresholds, possibly as high as low-end High Surf Warning levels. Looking further out to next week, a potentially even larger swell is possible Monday night into Tuesday.

A few slightly larger, medium period south swells will begin arriving today. These swells will bump south shore surf up by another foot or two through the remainder of the week.

Surf along east facing shores, with the exception of more northern exposures experiencing a higher north swell wrap, will continue to fall through late week in response to a weaker trade wind regime.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ESE.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with ENE winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the W.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with NNE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the W.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Semi glassy 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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