Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 20, 2022

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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 11:10 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 05:44 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 11:30 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:28 AM HST.
Sunset 6:35 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph in the
evening, becoming light and variable.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 11:49 PM HST.
High 1.4 feet 05:17 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.9 feet 06:06 PM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 12:28 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 05:51 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 11:41 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 11:59 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:27 AM HST.
Sunset 6:36 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The next northwest swell will build Monday and peak Tuesday, with surf along north facing shores reaching advisory levels Monday night and Tuesday, followed by a gradual decline Wednesday through Friday. Background south shore surf will be interrupted by a small south-southwest swell mid week. A boost in the east trade wind swell next week could bring advisory level surf to Kauai Tuesday through Thursday.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD
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 15-20mph in the morning shifting ESE for the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to thigh high ESE short period wind swell with occasional waist high sets.

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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