Hawaii Surf Reports

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Surf Report/Forecast


  December 8-9, 2019

Forecast through next Saturday: 
A new northwest swell will arrive, then gradually build Monday through Tuesday, with surf heights expected to reach advisory levels along north and west facing shores. A much larger northwest swell is expected Wednesday and Thursday, with warning level surf predicted. This swell will lower gradually Friday and Saturday. No other significant swells are expected.  

Maui Beaches
Hana:        5-7     (measured in feet)
Hookipa:   6+  
Kanaha:     5+  
Kihei:      1/2  
Maalaea Bay:     1/2
Lahaina:             1/2-1  
Upper West:     1-2

Oahu Beaches
North Shore:      6-8
West Shore:       2-3
South Shores:      1/2-1              webcam
East Shores:      5-7

Big Island
North Shore:      6+
West Shore:        1-2
South Shores:       1/2-1
East Shores:      5-7

North Shore:   6-8
West Shore:    2-3
South Shore:      1/2-1
East Shore:        5+

>>> The actual wave face sizes…are about twice the numbers noted 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

Stormsurf swell model – the Pacific
Stormsurf wave model – local Hawaiian Islands

2019 Hawaiian Tide Information