Hawaii Surf Reports

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Surf Report/Forecast


September 30 – October 1, 2016

Short period easterly swell resulting from the trade winds, will continue through the remainder of the week. A bit of a bump in surf heights is expected for east facing shores over the weekend, as the remnants of Ulika approach from the east. Elsewhere, surf heights will remain small through early next week.  

Maui Beaches
Hana: 1-2  feet
Hookipa:   1+  
Kanaha: 1  
Kihei:   1/2-1  
Maalaea Bay: 1
Lahaina:  1+  
Upper West: 1
Oahu Beaches
North Shore: 1+
West Shore:  1+
South Shores:  1+                       South Shore Oahu webcam
East Shores:  1-2
Big Island
North Shore:    1+
West Shore:  1
South Shores:   1+
East Shores:  1-2
North Shore:  1+
West Shore:  1+
South Shore:  1+
East Shore:  1-2

Surf Outlook:  Surf will remain well below advisory levels along all shores through next Thursday. Choppy surf will continue along east facing shores for the next few days and may increase slightly over the weekend due to strengthening trade winds. A small northwest swell is possible next Wednesday and a small south swell is possible next Thursday.

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