Big Island Surf Report

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Tuesday, May 23rd, 5:15pm PDT
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.8 ft 8 sec 19-23 kt 60° 77.2 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
10.2 ft 9 sec 19-23 kt 60° 77.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 17-21 kt 60° 76.5 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.9 ft 10 sec --- --- 79.2 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.5 ft 11 sec --- --- 77.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
7.5 ft 7 sec --- --- 79.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
7.2 ft 8 sec --- --- 79.3 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
7.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 78.8 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
7.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 77.9 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 14-16 kt 40° 79.5 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
7.2 ft 7 sec 16-17 kt 60° 78.1 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 19-23 kt 70° 78.3 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
3.0 ft 8 sec --- --- 84.6 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 85.1 °F
Woods Hole Spurs Wave Station
 
6.2 ft 15 sec --- --- ---
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
4.6 ft 9 sec --- --- 84.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
9.2 ft 13 sec --- --- 84.4 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

Hilo, Big Island (CDIP 188)

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Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 
Hilo Buoy 7-day Forecast
Hilo buoy forecast courtesy of CDIP
 
Hilo buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
 Big Island Wind Observations
Upolu Airport--
Kamuela Airport--
HonokaaCalm1:15 pm  Tue 5/23
HakalauENE(73°)5-10 kt12:45 pm  Tue 5/23
Puu MaliENE(72°)27-36 kt1:00 pm  Tue 5/23
Hilo ApN(3°)7 kt1:00 pm  Tue 5/23
Pali 2SW(215°)19-28 kt1:01 pm  Tue 5/23
KealakomoENE(65°)17-26 kt12:44 pm  Tue 5/23
KapapalaESE(113°)11-22 kt12:48 pm  Tue 5/23
Nene CabinESE(114°)8-17 kt1:23 pm  Tue 5/23
Lower KahukuESE(119°)3-12 kt1:23 pm  Tue 5/23
South PointNNE(17°)18-26 kt1:00 pm  Tue 5/23
Puho CsW(263°)4-8 kt1:22 pm  Tue 5/23
Kona Intl ApNNE(26°)8 kt1:00 pm  Tue 5/23
Kaloko-honokohau--
KaupulehuW(260°)9-18 kt1:36 pm  Tue 5/23
Puu WaawaaNW(321°)6-15 kt1:37 pm  Tue 5/23
PuuanahuluWNW(291°)8-14 kt1:37 pm  Tue 5/23
Kohala Ranch--
Puhe CsWNW(289°)7-18 kt1:24 pm  Tue 5/23
KawaihaeWNW(297°)11-18 kt12:45 pm  Tue 5/23
Kawaihae Nos--
AhumoaN(358°)3-7 kt1:35 pm  Tue 5/23
WaikoloaNNE(33°)6-18 kt1:35 pm  Tue 5/23
KeaumoN(359°)10-21 kt1:34 pm  Tue 5/23
Pta Kipuka AlalaNNW(329°)7-15 kt12:55 pm  Tue 5/23
Pta WestNW(307°)12-19 kt12:56 pm  Tue 5/23
Pta KeamukuCalm12:50 pm  Tue 5/23
Pta Range 17WNW(294°)10-16 kt12:49 pm  Tue 5/23

Wind observations courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Kailua Kona, Big Island tide chart


Hilo, Big Island tide chart
Tide chart courtesy of The University of South Carolina
 
Big Island cloud cover
Satellite imagery courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Tropical storms map courtesy of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES
INCLUDING THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY. 900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...

HIGH PRESSURE PASSING FAR NORTH OF THE STATE WILL MAINTAIN BREEZY TRADE WINDS THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN TRADE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN DURING THE REST OF THE WEEK.




BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 5 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 6 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 5 FEET. NORTH SWELL 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SWELL SOUTHWEST 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 FEET AND SOUTHWEST 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTHEAST 3 FEET AND SOUTHWEST 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.




BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS WEST OF THE BIG ISLAND...EAST TO 25 KNOTS NEAR SOUTH POINT. WIND WAVES 7 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FEET. HAZE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS WEST OF THE BIG ISLAND...EAST TO 25 KNOTS NEAR SOUTH POINT. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FEET. HAZE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS WEST OF THE BIG ISLAND...EAST TO 25 KNOTS NEAR SOUTH POINT. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FEET IN THE MORNING. HAZE THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS WEST OF THE BIG ISLAND...EAST TO 25 KNOTS NEAR SOUTH POINT. WIND WAVES 7 FEET. HAZE THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

THURSDAY
WEST OF THE BIG ISLAND...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SOUTH POINT...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 6 FEET. HAZE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS WEST OF THE BIG ISLAND...EAST 15 KNOTS NEAR SOUTH POINT. WIND WAVES 5 FEET. SWELL SOUTH 3 FEET. HAZE THROUGH THE NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS WEST OF THE BIG ISLAND...EAST 15 KNOTS NEAR SOUTH POINT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET. SWELL SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
WEST OF THE BIG ISLAND...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. NEAR SOUTH POINT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. SWELL SOUTH 4 TO 5 FEET. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.




BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 7 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 6 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 6 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTHEAST SWELL 3 FEET. SWELL SOUTH 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTHEAST 3 FEET AND SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTHEAST 3 FEET AND SOUTH 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.




Coastal waters forecast courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Wetsand Hawaii 7-day forecast
Surfline Kona 3-day forecast
Hilo 3-day forecast
Hawaii South 3-day forecast
Magic Seaweed Banyans 10-day forecast
Honoli'i 10-day forecast
Pohoiki 10-day forecast
Long-range surf forecasts provided by Wetsand, Surfline and Magicseaweed