Swell Fading Today, Large XL Swell Builds
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A High Surf Advisory is posted for the north side of Maui through 6 a.m. Thursday. A High Surf Warning is expected to pop up for the next swell building this afternoon.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast from head high to a few feet overhead today for the best breaks.
Kona side: Wave heights are expected to fill in to about knee/waist high today with tummy/chest high waves on the sets at the best breaks in the morning.
South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today from the northwest wrap with bigger sets mainly early in the day.
Nothing significant is expected out of the SPAC with minimal leftovers expected this week.
Keep in mind, surf heights are measured on the face of the wave from trough to crest. Heights vary from beach to beach, and at the same beach, from break to break.