Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 12, 2021

December 12, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Monday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 2-4
South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 1.5 feet 11:03 AM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 05:56 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.5 feet 11:10 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:49 AM HST.
Sunset 5:47 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 1.5 feet 12:59 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 06:02 PM HST.
High 1.6 feet 01:08 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.7 feet 06:26 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 11:45 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.8 feet 07:05 AM HST.
High 1.3 feet 12:03 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:50 AM HST.
Sunset 5:47 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along north facing shores will remain small today, then trend up tonight into Monday as a long-period, north-northwest swell arrives. This source should peak Tuesday through Wednesday before lowering into Thursday. A new, northwest swell is forecast to arrive Thursday, peak late Friday, then ease by the end of the weekend. Surf along east facing shores will remain rough through the first half of the week due to the strong trades. Larger surf is expected for east facing shores exposed to north-northeast swell that is expected to move through late Monday through Wednesday.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

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Surf: Knee high E short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to waist high.

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Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SE winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ESE.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

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Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with NNE winds 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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