Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 15, 2022

July 15, 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 2-4 2-4 3-5 4-6
South Facing 4-6 4-6 7-10 8-12
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.3 feet 10:32 AM HST.
High 2.5 feet 05:49 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low -0.2 feet 10:37 AM HST.
High 2.8 feet 05:52 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:54 AM HST.
Sunset 7:06 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming
north after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.3 feet 12:33 AM HST.
High 1.1 feet 05:28 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 01:03 AM HST.
SATURDAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 11:22 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.0 feet 06:17 AM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 11:30 AM HST.
Sunrise 5:54 AM HST.
Sunset 7:06 PM HST.

Swell Summary

Surf along south facing shores will be well above average this weekend. The initial forerunners of a new, large south swell will likely arrive later today or tonight. Surf produced by this swell is expected to peak on Saturday, with heights near the High Surf Warning threshold of 15 feet along south facing shores. This south swell will slowly subside from Sunday through early next week. Surf along east facing shores will remain elevated and rough into early next week. Swell energy generated by Tropical Cyclone Darby is expected arrive tonight, and likely peaking on Saturday. This swell will mainly impact east facing shores of the Big Island, where a High Surf Advisory may be required on Saturday.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee high NNE short period wind swell for the morning going more ENE and building a bit during the afternoon.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ESE 5-10mph in the afternoon.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 10-15mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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