Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 05, 2021

December 5, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward

HIGH SURF WARNING FOR WEST FACING SHORES


Shores Today Monday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 8-12 8-12 5-7 5-7
South Facing 1-3 2-4 6-8 6-8
TODAY

Weather Cloudy. Occasional showers with
isolated thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Breezy. South winds around 25 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 11:36 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 04:02 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 12:13 PM HST.
High 0.8 feet 04:56 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:45 AM HST.
Sunset 5:45 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Cloudy. Occasional showers and
scattered thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
Low Temperature Around 70.
Winds Windy. South winds around 30 mph,
diminishing to around 15 mph after
midnight.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 10:11 PM HST.
High 2.6 feet 05:42 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 10:17 PM HST.
High 2.9 feet 05:45 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Cloudy. Showers likely.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds South winds around 10 mph, becoming
northeast in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 12:34 PM HST.
High 1.0 feet 04:50 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 01:08 PM HST.
High 0.7 feet 05:50 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:46 AM HST.
Sunset 5:45 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The large north swell will continue to slowly subside through Monday. As the southerly winds gain strength to moderate to strong later today, surf along south facing shore may see a boost to moderate level surf by Monday. The east facing shore will also have moderate level surf through Monday with mix swells from the north and south.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal surf (ankle or less) for the morning with a chest to shoulder high SE short period wind swell filling in during the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with W winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SE 5-10mph.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi clean/textured in the morning with S winds 15-20mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 20-25mph. Clean conditions are expected for the late day with SSE winds 15-20mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Waist to chest high S short period wind swell with occasional shoulder high sets.

Conditions: Choppy/disorganized with S winds 20-25mph in the morning increasing to 25-30mph in the afternoon.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle high S short period wind swell for the morning. The swell shifts more SSE and builds for the afternoon with sets up to 1-2′ overhead high.

Conditions: Choppy with S winds 20-25mph in the morning increasing to 25-30mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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