Surf Report

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 16, 2022

July 16, 2022, 6:00 AM HST
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Forecast for Big Island Leeward

HIGH SURF WARNING FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES


Shores Today Sunday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 4-6 5-7 5-7 5-7
South Facing 10-15 14-18 18-24 18-24
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Southwest winds 5 to 10 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.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona High 2.3 feet 06:30 PM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 01:13 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.6 feet 06:34 PM HST.
Low 0.0 feet 01:42 AM HST.
SUNDAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the upper 80s.
Winds East winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.2 feet 06:28 AM HST.
Low 0.1 feet 12:11 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 1.1 feet 07:19 AM HST.
Low 0.3 feet 12:26 PM HST.
Sunrise 5:55 AM HST.
Sunset 7:06 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A historic south swell will continue to build today, generating Warning level surf along south facing shores today through Sunday. This south swell should slowly subside through the first half of next week.

Surf along east facing shores will remain elevated and rough into early next week. A High Surf Advisory has been issued for east facing shores of the Big Island for the combined elevated, rough trade wind swell and swells generated by Tropical Storm Darby through tonight.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee to waist high ENE short period wind swell for the morning going more E and building into the head range in the afternoon.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Choppy/sideshore current conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SE 15-20mph.

NORTH WEST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 10-15mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high ENE short period wind swell for the morning. The swell shifts more E and builds for the afternoon with sets up to 1-2′ overhead high.

Conditions: Semi clean/sideshore texture and current in the morning with N winds 10-15mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NNE 5-10mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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