Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 30, 2021

December 30, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Cloudy.
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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 07:02 PM HST.
High 2.3 feet 02:30 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.4 feet 07:02 PM HST.
High 2.6 feet 02:31 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
northwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.5 feet 08:56 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 01:29 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 09:36 AM HST.
High 0.8 feet 01:59 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:59 AM HST.
Sunset 5:56 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A new northwest swell is expected tonight and will boost surf along north and west facing shores primarily for Kauai and Oahu Friday. Another slightly larger swell is expected to arrive Saturday, with surf remaining below advisory levels. The trade wind swell impacting the east facing shores will be on the decline Friday as winds shift to the southeast. No other significant swells are expected.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with SE winds 15-20mph.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle high E short period wind swell in the morning builds to waist high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Semi choppy with ENE winds 10-15mph in the morning decreasing to 5-10mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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