Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 05, 2021

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Forecast for Big Island Leeward


Shores Today Friday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 1-2
South Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 2-4
TODAY

Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy.
Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low 0.0 feet 07:21 AM HST.
High 2.1 feet 02:53 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.1 feet 07:17 AM HST.
High 2.4 feet 02:50 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:02 AM HST.
Sunset 6:59 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Mostly cloudy until 11 PM, then partly
cloudy. Scattered showers.
Low Temperature In the lower 70s.
Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming
north after midnight.
Tides
Kona Low 0.5 feet 09:34 PM HST.
High 1.0 feet 02:02 AM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.4 feet 10:06 PM HST.
High 0.9 feet 02:42 AM HST.
FRIDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds West winds around 5 mph.
Tides
Kona Low -0.1 feet 08:02 AM HST.
High 2.2 feet 03:24 PM HST.
Kawaihae Low 0.0 feet 08:00 AM HST.
High 2.5 feet 03:24 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:02 AM HST.
Sunset 6:58 PM HST.

Swell Summary

The rough, slightly elevated surf along east facing shores will gradually lower to around the summertime average as we head into the weekend. Expect a further decrease in surf heights along east facing shores early next week due to additional weakening of the trades. A small southwest swell is expected to spread across the area from late Friday into this weekend, followed by the potential for a slightly larger, long-period south swell early next week. This new south swell may cause surf heights to reach, or possibly exceed, the summertime average along south facing shores starting next Monday night or Tuesday. Expect nearly flat conditions along most north facing shores into early next week.

NORTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to thigh high NE short period wind swell for the morning with occasional waist sets. This rotates more ENE and builds to waist to stomach high in the afternoon.

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

NORTH WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with E winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

WEST

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

SOUTH EAST

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle high E short period wind swell in the morning builds to knee to waist high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNW winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NE.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com