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 Warning
Nov 22 2017 - 3:12am to Nov 24 2017 - 6:00am
...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NORTH AND EAST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND... .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC OCEAN HAS GENERATED A... more

Wind Advisory
Nov 22 2017 - 3:36pm to Nov 23 2017 - 10:00pm
.Strong and gusty northeast winds will develop across the state overnight and continue through Thanksgiving. The island of Lanai and portions of leeward Kohala and the Kohala Mountains on the Big... more