Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 17, 2022

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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Tonight Thursday
Surf Surf
PM AM AM PM
West Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then mostly
clear. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph early, becoming
light and variable.
Tides
Kona High 1.3 feet 03:03 PM HST.
Low -0.2 feet 08:55 PM HST.
High 1.9 feet 03:32 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.2 feet 03:33 PM HST.
Low -0.1 feet 09:09 PM HST.
High 2.0 feet 03:45 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 09:49 AM HST.
High 1.5 feet 03:39 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 10:16 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 04:07 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:30 AM HST.
Sunset 6:35 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along north and west facing shores will remain elevated below advisory levels through Saturday as a series of small northwest swells moves through the island chain. A larger northwest swell is possible early next week, with forerunners as early as Monday, that could raise surf to advisory levels along north and west facing shores through mid- week.

Surf along south facing shores will remain small, with only small background swells through the rest of the week. A small south swell is possible towards the middle of next week. East facing shores will have small, choppy surf into the weekend due to the local trades. East facing shore surf will slowly subside late weekend into early next week as local trades diminishes.

NORTH EAST

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am        pm  

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

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SE winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting ESE 10-15mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

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Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with NNW winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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