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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for September 18, 2022

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Forecast for Big Island Windward and Southeast


Shores Today Monday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 3-5 2-4 2-4 2-4
East Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5
TODAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay High 2.1 feet 11:04 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:08 AM HST.
Sunset 6:21 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay Low 0.9 feet 08:03 PM HST.
High 1.0 feet 10:10 PM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 03:53 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
High Temperature In the upper 80s.
Winds Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides
Hilo Bay High 2.2 feet 12:05 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:08 AM HST.
Sunset 6:20 PM HST.

Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Monday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 2-4 1-3 1-3 1-3
South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
TODAY

Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.7 feet 11:42 AM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.0 feet 11:18 AM HST.
Sunrise 6:12 AM HST.
Sunset 6:25 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature Around 70.
Winds Light and variable winds, becoming
southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.6 feet 08:40 PM HST.
High 0.8 feet 10:48 PM HST.
Low 0.4 feet 04:30 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.6 feet 07:49 PM HST.
High 0.8 feet 12:09 AM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 04:17 AM HST.
MONDAY

Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming west
in the afternoon.
Tides
Kona High 1.8 feet 12:43 PM HST.
Kawaihae High 2.0 feet 12:21 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:12 AM HST.
Sunset 6:24 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A small, short period southeast swell will fade through the day as a small, medium period south swell continues to decline into Tuesday. A small, long period reinforcement south swell arrives late Tuesday and will pass around the islands through next weekend. A moderate size, short period north swell will peak today before a slightly longer period northwest swell arrives late Monday and fills in through Tuesday. Choppy wind wave surf will continue along east-facing shores the next several days.

NORTH EAST

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD
ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

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

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SSE winds 10-15mph. Choppy/disorganized conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ESE.

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

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

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

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

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

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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