Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 28, 2022

April 28, 2022, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


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

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 08:23 AM HST.
High 1.7 feet 02:57 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 08:36 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 03:17 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:57 AM HST.
Sunset 6:46 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
northeast after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.2 feet 08:53 PM HST.
High 1.5 feet 02:35 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.2 feet 09:27 PM HST.
High 1.4 feet 02:59 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 08:46 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 03:30 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 08:58 AM HST.
High 2.1 feet 03:50 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:56 AM HST.
Sunset 6:47 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A series of small northwest swells will move through the islands today through Sunday, keeping small surf in place along north facing shores. Surf will trend up early next week as a new moderate sized long-period northwest swell arrives, with surf potentially flirting with advisory levels Tuesday and Wednesday.

Mainly background south swells will roll through the islands over the next few days, keeping small surf in place along south facing shores. A new long-period south swell will arrive Sunday and build to well above the summertime average Monday through the middle of next week.

East shore surf will remain small through Friday, trend up to near seasonal levels over the weekend, then increase to above normal levels Monday through the middle of next week as the trade winds strengthen over and upstream of the island chain.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle high E short period wind swell for the morning. The swell shifts more ENE and builds for the afternoon with sets up to waist high.

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy with NW winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting WNW 5-10mph in the afternoon.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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