Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 31, 2021

December 31, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Saturday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the upper 70s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
south 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.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona Low -0.4 feet 07:44 PM HST.
High 2.5 feet 03:14 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.4 feet 07:44 PM HST.
High 2.8 feet 03:16 AM HST.

Swell Summary

The trade wind swell will continue to subside as the trade winds shift to the south. A small to moderate northwest pulse is slated to arrive late Saturday. A large northwest swell is expected to arrive Wednesday afternoon that may warrant a High Surf Advisory for the north and west facing shores of most islands.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Waist to stomach high ENE short period wind swell for the morning with occasional chest high sets. The swell builds in the afternoon with sets up to shoulder high.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Glassy with W winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting ENE for the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with SSE winds 15-20mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the morning with ESE winds 10-15mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSE 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to thigh high ENE short period wind swell in the morning builds a bit for the afternoon.

Conditions: Choppy/disorganized with SSW winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting S 5-10mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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