Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 13, 2022

March 13, 2022, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Monday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 3-5
South Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
southwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 08:41 AM HST.
High 0.8 feet 01:17 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 08:51 AM HST.
High 0.6 feet 01:54 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:34 AM HST.
Sunset 6:33 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
southeast after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 06:55 PM HST.
High 1.8 feet 02:14 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 06:53 PM HST.
High 1.9 feet 02:07 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
west in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 08:50 AM HST.
High 0.9 feet 01:55 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 09:11 AM HST.
High 0.8 feet 02:27 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:33 AM HST.
Sunset 6:34 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The current west-northwest swell will hold today maintain small to moderate surf heights along north and west facing shores. The next northwest swell (320 direction) will build in tonight through Monday, and should exceed High Surf Advisory thresholds along most north and west facing shores. This northwest swell will then slowly subside from Monday night through Wednesday. A medium period, moderate northwest swell will continue to keep surf heights elevated along north and west facing shores during the second half of the week.

Background south swells will continue to keep surf heights small along south facing shores through Friday. Small surf heights will also persist along east facing shores.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee high E short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to waist high.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ESE 15-20mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with S winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NE 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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