Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022, 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 2-4 2-4
South Facing 2-4 2-4 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature Around 80.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 09:01 AM HST.
High 1.8 feet 03:26 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 09:18 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 03:47 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:06 AM HST.
Sunset 6:42 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 09:25 PM HST.
High 1.6 feet 03:16 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 09:55 PM HST.
High 1.5 feet 03:40 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the mid 70s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 09:28 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 04:06 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.3 feet 09:44 AM HST.
High 2.1 feet 04:25 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:05 AM HST.
Sunset 6:43 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Moderate to locally strong trade winds will keep east shore surf close to seasonal levels through Saturday. Surf will then lower below normal Sunday through the middle of next week as the trade winds diminish upstream of the island chain.

South shore surf will remain small through Friday, then trend up to slightly above normal levels Saturday through Monday as a new moderate size south swell moves through. Surf will then lower back to small levels Tuesday through Thursday.

A series of small northwest swells will move through the area today through the weekend, maintaining small surf along north facing shores. A larger, long period northwest swell associated with Typhoon Malakas, will arrive Monday night, giving a noticeable boost to surf along north and west facing shores Tuesday through late next week.

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NORTH EAST

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am        pm  

Surf: Knee high ENE short period wind swell in the morning builds to knee to waist high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with SE winds 10-15mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ENE 5-10mph.

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NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with ENE winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the WSW.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee 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 as the winds increase to 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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