Hawaii Surf Reports

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Surf Report/Forecast


July 29-30, 2016

Synopsis: The trade winds will result in choppy, short-period surf along east facing shores, but surf heights are expected to remain below advisory levels. There will also be a series of small southerly swells through the weekend into the new week ahead.

Maui Beaches
Hana:   2+ feet
Hookipa: 1/2-1+ Webcam at Hookipa Beach Park
Kanaha:  1/2-1 Webcam at Spreckelsville
Kihei:    1 Kihei Beach Cam
Maalaea Bay:  1+
Lahaina:    1-2 Lahaina Harbor live webcam
Upper West:  1/2-1
Oahu Beaches
North Shore:   0-1
West Shore:   1+
South Shores:   1+
East Shores:   2+
Big Island
North Shore:   1
West Shore:   1+
South Shores:  1+
East Shores:   2+
North Shore:   0-1
West Shore:   1+
South Shore:    1+
East Shore:    2+

Surf Outlook through Thursday, August 4: Locally strong trade winds will drive choppy surf along east facing shores into Saturday, with winds and waves easing later in the weekend. A small south swell is expected the next couple of days.

  Wave face sizes are approximately twice the surf forecast numbers indicated in the tables above.

Buoy 51000  Buoy 51100  Buoy 51003  Buoy 51004
Waimea Buoy Kailua Buoy Lanai Buoy Barbers Point #2 Pauwela Maui Hilo Bay Kaneohe Bay Hanalei Kauai Kilo Nalu
Pat Caldwell – NWS
Island swell shadow lines for Kauai
Island swell shadow lines for Oahu
Island swell shadow lines for Maui
Island swell shadow lines for Big Island

NOAA Wave Model – animated
Oceanweather wave model
Lajolla Swell Model – animated
Stormsurf wave Model – animated

2016 Hawaiian Tide Information