Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 11, 2022

May 11, 2022, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Thursday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.1 feet 06:58 AM HST.
High 1.3 feet 01:14 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 07:05 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 01:35 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:50 AM HST.
Sunset 6:51 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 06:43 PM HST.
High 1.6 feet 12:49 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.5 feet 07:08 PM HST.
High 1.6 feet 12:57 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 07:21 AM HST.
High 1.6 feet 01:54 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 07:30 AM HST.
High 1.7 feet 02:10 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:49 AM HST.
Sunset 6:52 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Short-period surf will dominate east facing shores this week with seasonally normal heights, followed by a slight downward trend over the weekend as trade winds weaken. A couple of small moderate period northwest swells will move through the island chain today through the rest of the week, keeping below seasonally normal heights along north and west facing shores. Surf along south facing shores will remain small today and into tomorrow. A couple of small, long- period south swells may give south face shores a small boost late Thursday and into the weekend.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Waist to stomach high ENE short period wind swell in the morning builds a bit for the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with NE 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.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with N 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 to thigh high ESE short period wind swell for the morning with occasional waist sets. This rotates more E and builds in the afternoon with sets up to chest high.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ENE.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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