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
Nov 23 2020 - 3:51pm to Nov 24 2020 - 6:00am
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND... .Strong trade winds will produce high surf along east facing shores through early Tuesday. ...HIGH SURF... more

Flash Flood Watch
Nov 23 2020 - 6:00pm to Nov 25 2020 - 6:00am
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM HST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT... .Recent and persistent rainfall, especially over the east end of the island chain, has caused soils to become... more