Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022, 6:00 AM HST
Listen to this Article
3 minutes
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

no slideshow

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Tuesday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
northwest in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.0 feet 11:46 AM HST.
Low 0.4 feet 04:45 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.1 feet 12:15 PM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 05:02 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:46 AM HST.
Sunset 6:56 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds Light and variable winds.
Tides
Kona High 1.7 feet 11:22 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.7 feet 11:21 PM HST.
TUESDAY

Weather Mostly 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 0.1 feet 06:18 AM HST.
High 1.2 feet 12:50 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.1 feet 06:25 AM HST.
High 1.4 feet 01:07 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:46 AM HST.
Sunset 6:56 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf heights along south facing shores will slowly decline through mid-week. The next long-period south swell will fill in late Thursday into the weekend, bringing above average surf. Surf along north and west facing shores will remain nearly flat through Monday night. The next small bump is expected for north and west facing shores late Tuesday into Wednesday. Small, choppy surf will remain along east facing shores through Monday then gradually decline as the trades locally and upstream of the state weaken.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee to thigh high ESE short period wind swell for the morning. The swell shifts more E and builds for the afternoon with sets up to stomach high.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with E winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting SW 10-15mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high E short period wind swell.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with NNE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ESE.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Cancel
Mahalo for Subscribing
×

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments