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
Mar 18 2019 - 4:32am to 6:00pm
...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND... ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE WEST FACING SHORES OF... more

High Surf Warning
Mar 18 2019 - 4:32am to 6:00pm
...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND... ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE WEST FACING SHORES OF... more