Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for November 19, 2021

November 19, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Saturday
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.
A slight chance of showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 2 AM, then partly
cloudy. A slight chance of showers.
Low Temperature Around 70.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 09:17 PM HST.
High 2.2 feet 04:28 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 09:22 PM HST.
High 2.4 feet 04:41 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. A slight chance of showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.5 feet 11:03 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 03:38 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 11:47 AM HST.
High 0.9 feet 04:25 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:36 AM HST.
Sunset 5:44 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf will remain low along all shores into next week. Small, medium period swells out of the north and northwest are expected to arrive through Saturday. A larger northwest swell will arrive Monday and peak later that day. An even larger northwest swell will build into mid week and is forecast to peak on or around Thanksgiving Day. Stronger trade flow over and upstream of the islands will introduce a higher east facing shore wind wave chop from Sunday on through next week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with SE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ESE for the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 10-15mph.

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 SW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy with ENE winds 5-10mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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