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Big Island Surf Report for Thursday, December 13th, 2018

High Surf Advisory

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY is in effect for the EAST facing shores of the islands.

Small Craft Advisories are in effect for all Hawaiian waters exposed to the Northeast tradewinds of 15 - 30 kts.

The HOLIDAY SALE is ON at Orchid Land Surf with 20% OFF on All the Sportswear, 15% OFF on All Sunglasses (incl. Maui Jims, Oakleys, Dragons, SunCloud, Electric ), and 10% OFF on other Accessories. Check out our 50% OFF Rack in the Back!

Orchid Land Surf has not only the largest stock of new surfboards(over 70) on the Big Island but also the most variety in designs from surfcraft designed by 11 Time World Champ Kelly Slater along with a fine selection of Firewires, Boards by Dean Edwards, JG Hawaii, Jon Lalane, Torq and custom shapes by Stan Lawrence. Also a great selection of used boards. Check us out- the oldest, most respected surf shop on the Big Island.

The new SHARKBANZ II are here at Orchid Land Surf. Cost is only $74. REDUSE the RISK!

Northeast Shore 4- 6ft.
Beach breaks  & Points from Hamakua to North Kohala 4- 6ft.
Northwest Shore Flat
Southwest Shore 1- 2ft.
Southeast Shore 4- 6ft.

High Tide

2.3 @ 7:19 AM

Low Tide

.7 @ 2:48 PM


5:44 PM

Surf heights are based on “face value” i.e. 1-2’: Ankle-to-knee high; 3-4’: Waist high; 4-6’: Chest high-to-overhead, and so on.


Check back regularly. We will be adding more surf reports, wave cams, contest results, and many other surf links as we discover them. If you know of a link we should add send it to our email address below.


Check out the results page for details of the 2017 Pro-Am with some great photos by David Prager & Kai Bradley with a link to the updated photo gallery with lots of shots from the contest.

A "Big Mahalo" out to all the volunteers and sponsors that made last year's Quiksilver - Big Island Toyota Big Island Pro AM Surfing Trials happen.



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Photo from most recent contest.

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