Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for November 18, 2021

November 18, 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 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
South Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.5 feet 09:39 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 02:43 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 10:23 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 03:20 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:35 AM HST.
Sunset 5:44 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 08:50 PM HST.
High 2.2 feet 03:56 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 08:57 PM HST.
High 2.4 feet 04:10 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.5 feet 10:19 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 03:11 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 11:05 AM HST.
High 1.0 feet 03:53 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:35 AM HST.
Sunset 5:44 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf will remain well below High Surf Advisory levels along all shores into next week. Small swells from the north and northwest are expected, biggest on Monday and Tuesday, when open ocean swell heights near 4 feet are anticipated. A larger northwest swell is possible around the middle of next week. Increasing trade winds will bring a slight increase in wind waves along east facing shores late this weekend.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SE winds 10-15mph in the morning increasing to 15-20mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with NNW winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Semi choppy with ENE winds 5-10mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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