Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 29, 2021

December 29, 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 3-5 2-4 1-3 1-3
South Facing 1-3 1-3 0-2 0-2
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
southwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.7 feet 06:45 AM HST.
High 1.3 feet 11:34 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.6 feet 07:29 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 11:59 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:58 AM HST.
Sunset 5:55 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 06:18 PM HST.
High 2.1 feet 01:44 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 06:19 PM HST.
High 2.3 feet 01:45 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.6 feet 07:59 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 12:31 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 08:38 AM HST.
High 0.9 feet 01:06 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:58 AM HST.
Sunset 5:56 PM HST.

Swell Summary

An east-northeast swell, combined with the breezy trades, will sustain rough and choppy surf along east facing shores. Surf heights, however, are expected to remain just below the advisory threshold.

A moderate west-northwest swell has been declining. Another moderate northwest swell will arrive tonight, being reinforced again Thursday night, and then once more over the weekend.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee high NE short period wind swell in the morning builds to knee to waist high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the morning with S winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ESE 10-15mph.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the morning with E winds 5-10mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SSW.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy with NNE winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting SE less than 5mph in the afternoon.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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