Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 05, 2022

January 5, 2022, 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 3-5 3-5 3-5
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 2.4 feet 06:10 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 12:57 PM HST.
High 1.0 feet 05:48 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.6 feet 06:14 AM HST.
Low -0.1 feet 01:27 PM HST.
Sunrise 7:00 AM HST.
Sunset 6:00 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 11:39 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.8 feet 06:41 PM HST.
Low 0.0 feet 11:50 PM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 2.2 feet 06:51 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 01:38 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.4 feet 06:56 AM HST.
Low -0.1 feet 02:07 PM HST.
Sunrise 7:00 AM HST.
Sunset 6:00 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A moderate size, long period north swell arrived yesterday with a moderate to large northwest swell following on this swell's heels. This northwest swell is hitting the far northwest buoys early this morning (8-9 foot, 16 second period) and should reach Kauai's north and west facing shores later this morning and Oahu's north and west shores by this evening. This north and northwest swell combination will generate High Surf Advisory (HSA) surf along Kauai and Oahu's north and west facing shores through Thursday. HSA conditions may be possible along the north facing shores of Molokai and Maui Thursday. A long fetch will develop far northwest of the islands later this week. This will push in an even larger northwest swell this weekend. This swell has a decent probability of producing warning level XL-size surf along most north and west facing shorelines this weekend.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the W.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNW winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ENE 5-10mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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