Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 13, 2021

December 13, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Tuesday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 3-5
South Facing 1-3 1-3 0-2 0-2
TODAY

Weather 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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming east
around 5 mph after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 06:26 PM HST.
High 1.7 feet 01:41 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 06:31 PM HST.
High 1.9 feet 01:47 AM HST.
TUESDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
southwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.7 feet 07:35 AM HST.
High 1.3 feet 12:25 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.7 feet 08:14 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 12:53 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:51 AM HST.
Sunset 5:48 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along north facing shores will trend higher starting this morning as a moderate size, medium to long period north northeast swell arrives. This swell will increase surf along north and west facing shores through Wednesday before fading away from Wednesday night into Thursday. Surf heights will flirt with High Surf Advisory levels along north facing shores on Tuesday and Wednesday. The next northwest swell will boost surf heights across the islands will arrive on Friday with surf heights trending higher for all north and west facing shores. This new northwest swell will peak on Saturday, and last through Sunday. East facing shores will see rough choppy surf through Wednesday with some wrap around energy from the northerly swell. Expect decreasing wave heights as the trade wind speeds drop from Thursday onward. Surf heights along south facing shores will remain nearly flat this week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee to thigh high short period wind swell with occasional waist sets. The swell will be coming from the NNE in the morning and shift to the E during the day.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SE 10-15mph.

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. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with ESE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SSW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Fairly clean in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NNE 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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