Kailua-Kona Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

25°C / 77°F

The water will feel warm (balmy). Most people will be OK with just bathers / swimming costume at this temperature. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a thin shorty wetsuit will suffice.

Current weather

25°C / 77°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
13 mph
Humidity
83%

The measurements for the water temperature in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Kailua-Kona water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Kailua-Kona average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Kailua-Kona
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 24.3 23.8 23.9 24.2 24.5 25.1 25 25.7 25.9 26 25.1 24.2
Max °C 25.7 25.7 25.1 25.7 26.1 26.6 27.3 27.6 27.7 27.3 27.1 26.5
Min °F 76.3 75.6 75.5 76.1 76.7 77.7 77.9 79 79.3 79.3 78 76.4
Max °F 77.7 77.5 76.7 77.6 78.3 79.2 80.2 80.9 81.1 80.6 80 78.7

The warmest water temperature is in September with an average around 80.2°F / 26.8°C. The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 76.1°F / 24.5°C.


7 day tide forecast for Kailua-Kona

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • High 2:30am
    (0.24m)
  • Low 8:12am
    (-0.04m)
  • High 3:36pm
    (0.67m)
  • Low 10:51pm
    (0.08m)
  • High 3:08am
    (0.21m)
  • Low 8:39am
    (-0.05m)
  • High 4:13pm
    (0.7m)
  • Low 11:41pm
    (0.06m)
  • High 3:48am
    (0.18m)
  • Low 9:10am
    (-0.04m)
  • High 4:53pm
    (0.71m)
  • Low 12:33am
    (0.06m)
  • High 4:33am
    (0.16m)
  • Low 9:44am
    (-0.03m)
  • High 5:35pm
    (0.71m)
  • Low 1:26am
    (0.05m)
  • High 5:26am
    (0.14m)
  • Low 10:25am
    (-0.01m)
  • High 6:22pm
    (0.7m)
  • Low 2:19am
    (0.04m)
  • High 6:35am
    (0.14m)
  • Low 11:14am
    (0.02m)
  • High 7:11pm
    (0.67m)
  • Low 3:08am
    (0.02m)
  • High 8:01am
    (0.16m)
  • Low 12:16pm
    (0.08m)
  • High 8:03pm
    (0.63m)
7 day tide times for Kailua-Kona

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Kailua Kona, Big Island, Hawaii) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.