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
Dec 11 2018 - 3:23am to Dec 13 2018 - 6:00am
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND.... Strong trades will continue to produce rough, choppy surf along east facing shores through the week. ...... more

Wind Advisory
Dec 11 2018 - 3:41am to Dec 12 2018 - 6:00am
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST WEDNESDAY... * WINDS...Continuing east winds 20 to 40 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph. * TIMING...Currently in effect until Wednesday... more