Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 22, 2022

April 22, 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 4-6 3-5
South Facing 2-4 2-4 4-6 4-6
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming
southwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 0.6 feet 07:00 AM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 01:36 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.4 feet 09:20 AM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 01:46 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:01 AM HST.
Sunset 6:44 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Light and variable winds.
Tides
Kona High 1.8 feet 10:11 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.1 feet 09:54 PM HST.
Low 0.0 feet 05:59 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.4 feet 06:13 AM HST.
High 0.6 feet 10:11 AM HST.
Low 0.2 feet 03:25 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 0.5 feet 11:17 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 03:21 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:00 AM HST.
Sunset 6:45 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Two north-northwest swells will affect the area over the next several days. One is currently moving through and will slowly lower into Saturday. The next, somewhat larger, swell will begin arriving Saturday, and north shore surf may approach the advisory level during its peak Sunday. This swell will gradually decline Monday and fade by Tuesday.

South shore surf will remain near to below seasonal average into Saturday. However, forerunners of a new south-southwest swell will also arrive Saturday. This swell will likely peak above seasonal average Sunday. It will gradually decrease beginning Monday.

The breezy trade winds discussed above will generate rough trade wind swell and keep east shore surf near the seasonal average.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Waist to stomach high ESE short period wind swell.

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with SE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ESE 10-15mph in the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 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.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Choppy/disorganized with ENE winds 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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