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Thursday, May 19th, 11:25am PDT
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.2 ft 8 sec 178° 6-8 kt 260° 76.5 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 240° 76.5 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 110° 17-21 kt 150° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 210° 76.1 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 303° --- --- 78.3 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 304° --- --- 77.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 76° --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.9 ft 8 sec 85° --- --- 76.3 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 199° --- --- 77.5 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
4.3 ft 5 sec 167° --- --- 77.5 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 100° --- --- 76.8 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 14 sec 203° 14-17 kt 160° 78.1 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
6.6 ft 16 sec 201° 17-21 kt 90° 77.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 16 sec 174° 12-14 kt 120° 77.9 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
2.6 ft 9 sec 53° --- --- 84.0 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
3.0 ft 7 sec 60° --- --- 83.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.9 ft 6 sec 99° --- --- 84.4 °F
Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau
 
4.6 ft 6 sec 69° --- --- 84.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.9 ft 12 sec 177° --- --- 84.0 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

Hilo, Big Island (CDIP 188)

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WESTERN HAWAII (NOAA 51003)

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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 AirportENE(77°)5-10 kt6:45 am  Thu 5/19
Kamuela Airport--
HakalauWSW(244°)3-9 kt6:45 am  Thu 5/19
Puu MaliSSW(211°)3-16 kt7:00 am  Thu 5/19
Hilo ApS(180°)4 kt7:00 am  Thu 5/19
Hilo Hbr NosSSE(154°)4-6 kt7:30 am  Thu 5/19
Puna Geothermal--
Pali 2N(9°)2-7 kt7:01 am  Thu 5/19
KealakomoNE(45°)3-6 kt6:44 am  Thu 5/19
KapapalaN(360°)3-6 kt6:48 am  Thu 5/19
Nene CabinNNE(16°)3-5 kt7:23 am  Thu 5/19
Lower KahukuN(2°)2-7 kt7:23 am  Thu 5/19
South PointE(91°)16-22 kt7:00 am  Thu 5/19
Puho CsNE(55°)3-7 kt7:22 am  Thu 5/19
Kona Intl ApCalm7:00 am  Thu 5/19
Kaloko-honokohauENE(57°)3-5 kt7:15 am  Thu 5/19
KaupulehuCalm7:36 am  Thu 5/19
Puu WaawaaSSW(203°)1-9 kt7:37 am  Thu 5/19
PuuanahuluWSW(238°)4-14 kt7:37 am  Thu 5/19
Kohala RanchWSW(238°)5-15 kt7:35 am  Thu 5/19
Puhe CsNNW(332°)3-10 kt7:24 am  Thu 5/19
Kawaihae NosWSW(258°)12-15 kt7:24 am  Thu 5/19
AhumoaE(93°)3-10 kt7:35 am  Thu 5/19
WaikoloaSSW(198°)5-10 kt7:35 am  Thu 5/19
KeaumoWSW(237°)4-9 kt7:34 am  Thu 5/19
Pta Kipuka AlalaSE(130°)4-10 kt6:55 am  Thu 5/19
Pta WestSSE(154°)9-16 kt6:56 am  Thu 5/19
Pta Keamuku--
Pta Range 17--

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 191338 CWFHFO Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Honolulu HI 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022 Hawaiian coastal waters within 40 nautical miles including the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... A cold front approaching from the northwest will stall west of Kauai later today. Locally heavy showers and a few thunderstorms are possible over the Kauai and Oahu waters. Trade winds return from Friday onward as the high pressure ridge builds in north of the area.




Big Island Windward Waters- 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022

TODAY
Southeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Scattered showers.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Scattered showers.




Big Island Leeward Waters- 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022

TODAY
West of the Big Island, north winds 20 knots in the morning. Winds southwest in the afternoon. Near Kawaihae, east winds 10 knots in the morning. Wind waves 5 feet. Scattered showers.

TONIGHT
West of the Big Island, south winds 10 knots. Near Kawaihae, winds variable less than 10 knots becoming southwest 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 knots west of the Big Island...east 20 knots near South Point. Wind waves 4 feet. Isolated showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 knots west of the Big Island... east 20 knots near South Point. Wind waves 6 feet. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots west of the Big Island...east to 25 knots near South Point. Wind waves 7 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
West of the Big Island, west winds 10 knots becoming variable less than 10 knots. Near South Point, east winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Isolated showers.




Big Island Southeast Waters- 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022

TODAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 to 7 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Isolated 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