Hawaii Surf Reports

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Surf Report/Forecast


 January 23-24, 2020

Forecast through next Thursday:
The current large northwest swell will peak, then lower gradually through Friday. Another large warning level northwest swell is expected to build late Friday and Friday night, peak on Saturday, then lower gradually Saturday night through Sunday. A slightly smaller advisory level northwest swell is expected early next week. Only small south swells are expected through the remainder of week…and on into early next week. No other significant swells are expected.

Maui Beaches
Hana:       1-2…locally larger    (measured in feet)
Hookipa:    rising to 12-16  
Kanaha:   rising to 12-14  
Kihei:   1/2…locally larger  
Maalaea Bay:     1
Lahaina:          1+…locally larger  
Upper West:   rising to 7-9

Oahu Beaches
North Shore:       rising to 12-17
West Shore:        rising to 7-12
South Shores:     1+…locally larger             webcam
East Shores:       1-2…locally larger

Big Island
North Shore:     rising to 12-14
West Shore:       rising to 7+
South Shores:      1+…locally larger
East Shores:        1-2…locally larger

North Shore:      rising to 12-17
West Shore:        rising to 7-12
South Shore:       1…locally larger
East Shore:         1-2…locally larger

>>> 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