Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for May 26, 2022

May 26, 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 0-2 0-2 2-4 3-5
South Facing 2-4 2-4 6-8 7-10
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 07:12 AM HST.
High 1.7 feet 02:14 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 07:19 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 02:25 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:45 AM HST.
Sunset 6:57 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 12 AM, then partly
cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the upper 60s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.5 feet 08:09 PM HST.
High 1.3 feet 01:17 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.5 feet 08:49 PM HST.
High 1.2 feet 01:43 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona Low -0.2 feet 07:38 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 02:47 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 07:43 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 02:58 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:45 AM HST.
Sunset 6:58 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along south facing shores will trend up tonight through the weekend, then again next Tuesday through midweek as overlapping south swells move through. Peak surf associated with these south swells are expected to reach the advisory level late Friday through Saturday with the first swell, then near the warning level late Tuesday through Wednesday for the second. Surf along exposed north and west facing shores will remain up today, then ease tonight through Friday as it moves out. A similar northwest swell is expected by Sunday, which will linger into Monday before easing. Surf will remain small and choppy along east facing shores into next week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee high ENE short period wind swell.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Semi choppy with ESE winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting SE for the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with ENE winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW less than 5mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the WSW.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Small scale (ankle to knee high) surf.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with NE winds 10-15mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NNE.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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