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Surf Report

Surf Report

Kona Surf Forecast

Weather Forecast

Flash Flood Watch

Issued:
3:49 AM HST on March 01, 2017
Expires:
6:00 AM HST on March 02, 2017
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 03/01 60%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with occasional rain showers. Thunder possible. High 78F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 03/02 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High around 85F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Friday 03/03 10%
Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High near 85F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Saturday 03/04 10%
Clear
Plentiful sunshine. High 83F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 03/05 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 81F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

Kona Waters Report

  • SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
  • West of the Big Island, east winds 20 kt veering south in the afternoon. Near Kawaihae, winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Swell northeast 3 ft. Haze through the day. Chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Occasional heavy showers through the day. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail in the afternoon.
  • South winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Swell northeast 3 ft. Haze through the night. Occasional heavy showers and chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Heavy showers likely and chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail in the evening.
  • South winds 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell northeast 3 ft. Haze. Showers likely.
  • Southeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell northeast 3 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.
  • West of the Big Island, southwest winds 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10 kt. Near South Point, east winds 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell northeast 3 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.
  • Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east 20 kt near South Point. Wind waves 4 ft. Swell northeast 3 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.
  • West of the Big Island, west winds 10 kt veering northwest. Near South Point, east winds 20 kt easing to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. West swell 3 to 4 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.
  • North winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. West swell 5 to 7 ft and northeast 3 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.
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