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Richardsons ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.8

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Richardsons Surf Forecast / HAW – Big Island / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Friday 26 Feb 2021 HST
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Richardsons surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Richardsons sea temperature is 24.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 24.3 max: 25.1 min: 23.6 °C)
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Richardsons surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Richardsons sea temperature is 24.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 24.3 max: 25.1 min: 23.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for HAW - Big Island

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Richardsons (moderate winds from the E at Hilo Airport 5 km from Richardsons). 1.8m 10 s period swell from ENE

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Moderate
24 km/h
E
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Richardsons today?

The current surf forecast for Richardsons at 4PM is: 3.5m 10s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 3.0m 10s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction, 0.6m 14s secondary swell from a Northwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm February 26). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 5.

Time (HST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (26 Feb)10ft (3.0m)10s
Afternoon (26 Feb)11ft (3.5m)10s
Evening (26 Feb)11ft (3.5m)10s

Table - waves today at Richardsons. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
01
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
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T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T hawaiiunitedstates.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
3
ENE
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10
ESE
15
E
5
ESE
5
SE
5
SE
5
SSE
5
SSW
5
ENE
15
E
10
E
10
NE
15
ENE
5
ENE
5
ESE
5
E
5
NNE
10
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
NNE
10
NNE
15
NE
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2:50PM
0.52
3:36AM
0.87
3:32PM
0.57
4:07AM
0.84
4:17PM
0.61
4:38AM
0.78
9:31AM
0.07
8:49PM
-0.13
10:00AM
0.03
9:30PM
-0.10
10:30AM
-0.00
10:14PM
-0.04

Note: the tide data above is for Hilo, Hilo Bay, Hawaii which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Richardsons.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Richardsons blow from the SW

Friday
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Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
01
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