Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 28, 2021

October 28, 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 2-4 2-4
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming west
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.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.6 feet 06:52 PM HST.
High 0.8 feet 10:44 PM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 03:28 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 06:14 PM HST.
High 0.8 feet 11:45 PM HST.
Low 0.7 feet 03:25 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.8 feet 11:20 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.0 feet 11:05 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:24 AM HST.
Sunset 5:51 PM HST.

Swell Summary

North facing shore surf heights will gradually lower early today but at a slower pace due to an overlapping small, medium period northwest swell filling in behind this past week's diminishing northwest swell. A slightly larger, shorter period north northwest swell will arrive this afternoon, peak tonight and then subside from early Friday into the weekend. A large north swell is timed to reach the island chain Saturday night and peak Sunday. This swell will increase early week north shore surf heights to above High Surf Advisory thresholds, possibly as high as low-end High Surf Warning levels. Advisory level surf will begin to fall Monday but a reinforcement northwest swell Tuesday will maintain advisory to potentially warning level surf along north and west facing shores into the middle of next week.

A few slightly larger, lower period south southeast swells have reached the islands and are providing a minor bump to south shore surf. A couple of late season small, medium period south swells coming in the next few days will hold current south shore surf heights through the weekend.

Surf along directly east facing shores, with the exception of more northern or southern exposures experiencing a higher north or south swell wrap, will exhibit a very small chop through early next week in response to light and variable breezes.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the early morning with S winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting ESE 5-10mph.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSE 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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