Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 03, 2021

December 3, 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 2-4 2-4 3-5 3-5
South Facing 0-2 0-2 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 09:41 AM HST.
High 1.3 feet 02:35 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 10:22 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 03:14 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:44 AM HST.
Sunset 5:45 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.4 feet 08:48 PM HST.
High 2.6 feet 04:05 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.4 feet 08:53 PM HST.
High 2.9 feet 04:13 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 10:38 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 03:18 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 11:18 AM HST.
High 0.9 feet 04:04 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:45 AM HST.
Sunset 5:45 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Locally generated wind waves, plus a building north- northwest swell, are expected today. This swell will shift to the north and continue to build through the weekend as the wave period increases. This fairly long-lived large north swell will likely generate surf heights close to 30 feet along north facing shores Saturday and Sunday, requiring a High Surf Warning. High tide early Saturday and Sunday could lead to some wave runup in some coastal areas. This swell will also lead to significant harbor surges in both Kahului and Hilo harbors, and will likely bring Advisory-level surf to west facing shores.

Expect minimal surf along east facing shores through the day, with some increase this weekend as the large north-northwest swell turns to the north, allowing some swell to wrap around the islands. Surf along south facing shores will rise slightly over the weekend and early next week due to locally generated wind waves. A small, long-period south swell is also expected.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SW.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Semi choppy with SSW winds 10-15mph in the morning increasing to 15-20mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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