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Thursday, January 21st, 6:25am PST
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 60° 14-16 kt 100° 74.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 59° 12-19 kt 100° 74.8 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.5 ft 12 sec 341° 19-25 kt 70° 75.0 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 76.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 347° --- --- 77.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
6.9 ft 13 sec --- --- 77.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
6.6 ft 11 sec --- --- 77.4 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.9 ft 13 sec 11° --- --- 77.2 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 213° --- --- 77.9 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 6 sec 134° --- --- 77.9 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
6.9 ft 13 sec 350° --- --- 77.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 255° --- --- 78.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
7.2 ft 13 sec 344° --- --- 76.8 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
7.5 ft 12 sec 332° 10-14 kt --- 77.9 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
7.5 ft 12 sec 349° 14-16 kt 80° 76.6 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
6.6 ft 7 sec 75° 14-17 kt 90° 77.7 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 14° --- --- 82.9 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 52° --- --- 82.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.2 ft 13 sec 357° --- --- 84.7 °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 AirportE(90°)14-21 kt2:45 am  Thu 1/21
Kamuela Airport--
HakalauSW(235°)2-5 kt2:45 am  Thu 1/21
Puu MaliESE(117°)11-17 kt3:00 am  Thu 1/21
Hilo ApCalm3:00 am  Thu 1/21
Hilo Hbr NosWNW(288°)9-10 kt3:30 am  Thu 1/21
Puna Geothermal--
Pali 2N(5°)7-13 kt3:01 am  Thu 1/21
KealakomoN(353°)11-20 kt2:44 am  Thu 1/21
KapapalaNNW(348°)5-7 kt2:48 am  Thu 1/21
Nene CabinNNE(25°)3-7 kt3:23 am  Thu 1/21
Lower KahukuN(358°)2-7 kt3:23 am  Thu 1/21
South PointENE(75°)14-20 kt3:00 am  Thu 1/21
Puho CsESE(108°)2-3 kt3:22 am  Thu 1/21
Kona Intl ApCalm3:00 am  Thu 1/21
Kaloko-honokohauSE(132°)1-6 kt3:15 am  Thu 1/21
KaupulehuSSE(163°)3-7 kt3:36 am  Thu 1/21
Puu WaawaaSSE(156°)3-5 kt3:37 am  Thu 1/21
PuuanahuluSE(127°)10-16 kt3:37 am  Thu 1/21
Kohala RanchS(177°)3-10 kt3:35 am  Thu 1/21
Puhe CsENE(58°)3-5 kt3:24 am  Thu 1/21
Kawaihae NosNE(44°)5-6 kt3:24 am  Thu 1/21
AhumoaESE(122°)3-6 kt3:35 am  Thu 1/21
WaikoloaE(91°)12-21 kt3:35 am  Thu 1/21
KeaumoN(7°)5-14 kt3:34 am  Thu 1/21
Pta Kipuka AlalaSE(124°)3-6 kt2:55 am  Thu 1/21
Pta WestESE(121°)10-16 kt2:56 am  Thu 1/21
Pta Keamuku--
Pta Range 17ESE(119°)8-14 kt2:49 am  Thu 1/21

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
 
FZHW50 PHFO 210717 CWFHFO Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Honolulu HI 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 Hawaiian coastal waters within 40 nautical miles including the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... High pressure far northeast of the islands will support moderate to locally strong trades through Friday. The high will strengthen over the weekend and this will further increase east southeast winds from strong to near gale force magnitudes.




Big Island Windward Waters- 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 .REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet increasing to 8 feet after midnight. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Northwest swell 7 to 9 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds to 30 knots easing to 20 knots. Wind waves 9 to 11 feet. Northwest swell 4 to 6 feet. Scattered showers.




Big Island Leeward Waters- 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east to 25 knots near South Point. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Haze. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
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. Haze. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
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. Haze. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY
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. Isolated showers in the morning. Haze through the day.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east to 25 knots near South Point. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet increasing to 6 feet after midnight. Haze. Isolated showers.

SATURDAY
West of the Big Island, winds variable less than 10 knots becoming north 10 knots in the afternoon. Near South Point, east winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Haze. Isolated showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West of the Big Island, northwest winds 10 knots in the evening becoming variable less than 10 knots. Near South Point, east winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Haze. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
West of the Big Island, northwest winds 10 knots becoming variable less than 10 knots. Near South Point, east winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 to 10 feet. Northwest swell 5 to 7 feet. Haze. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
West of the Big Island, winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast 10 knots in the evening, then becoming variable less than 10 knots after midnight. Near South Point, east winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 10 to 11 feet. Northwest swell 3 to 5 feet. Haze. Scattered showers.




Big Island Southeast Waters- 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers early in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

THURSDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers through the day.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 to 9 feet. Northwest swell 5 to 7 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 10 to 11 feet. Northwest swell 3 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