Using current weather, surf, public safety alerts and beach conditions we calculate hazard levels at eleven Big Island beaches. Hazard ratings may vary between nearshore and offshore. Use the switch below the map to toggle the display.

Select a beach from the map or list to learn more about current conditions and activities.

hawaii Alerts

High Surf Advisory
Jul 21 2017 - 3:23pm to Jul 24 2017 - 12:00pm
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...MAUI...MOLOKAI...OAHU AND KAUAI... .AN EAST SWELL GENERATED BY TROPICAL CYCLONE FERNANDA COMBINED WITH WAVES PRODUCED BY STRONG TRADE... more