Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 22, 2021

December 22, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Showers likely with isolated
thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds.
Tides
Kona High 2.1 feet 06:05 AM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 01:04 PM HST.
High 0.9 feet 05:13 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.3 feet 06:06 AM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 01:35 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:55 AM HST.
Sunset 5:51 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming east
around 5 mph after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 11:11 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.7 feet 06:11 PM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 11:16 PM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
northwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 2.0 feet 06:42 AM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 01:46 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.2 feet 06:43 AM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 02:14 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:55 AM HST.
Sunset 5:52 PM HST.

Swell Summary

An elevated north-northeast swell will hold through Thursday, maintaining advisory level surf along the east facing shores, and to near advisory level surf along the north facing shores. Except for a moderate west-northwest pulse due in on Monday, swells from the northwest will be small. South facing shores will remain small throughout the forecast period with just background swell energy expected.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Waist to stomach high ENE short period wind swell.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Bumpy/choppy with E winds 15-20mph in the morning decreasing to 10-15mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with ESE winds less than 5mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SSW.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSW less than 5mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to thigh high ESE short period wind swell for the morning with occasional waist sets. This builds to waist to stomach high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Bumpy/choppy with E winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ENE for the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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