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Big Island Surf Report for Thursday, July 20th, 2017

High Surf Advisory

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY is in effect for the EAST facing shores of all the islands.

Small Craft Advisories are in effect for all Hawaiian waters exposed to the Easterly tradewinds of 15 - 25 kts.

The Honoli'i Paka Surf Contest, for kids 15 years old & younger, has been postponed till July 29th.

The 33rd Annual Quiksilver-Big Island Toyota Pro-Am Surfing Trials have been postponed till next Saturday, July 22nd. & Sunday, July 23rd. at Honoli'i, waves permitting.

THE New SHARKBANZ are here at Orchid Land Surf. Cost is only $69. REDUSE the RISK!

Northeast Shore 3- 5ft. & increasing
Beach breaks  & Points from Hamakua to North Kohala 3- 5ft. & increasing
Northwest Shore Flat
Southwest Shore 1ft.
Southeast Shore 4-5ft. occ. 6ft.

Low Tide

-.4 @ 6:20 AM

High Tide

2.8 @ 1:41 PM


7:03 PM

Surf heights are based on “face value” i.e. 1-2’: Ankle-to-knee high; 3-4’: Waist high; 4-6’: Chest high-to-overhead, and so on.


Check back regularly. We will be adding more surf reports, wave cams, contest results, and many other surf links as we discover them. If you know of a link we should add send it to our email address below.


Check out the results page for details of the 2015 Pro-Am with some great photos by Gary Petrison and a link to the updated photo gallery with lots of shots from the contest.

A "Big Mahalo" out to all the volunteers and sponsors that made last year's Quiksilver - Big Island Toyota Big Island Pro AM Surfing Trials happen.



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Photo from most recent contest.

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