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Swell Fading Today, New Swell for Monday

November 12, 2016, 1:08 AM HST (Updated November 11, 2016, 11:19 PM) · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the north shore of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Saturday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**

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    screen-shot-2016-11-11-at-10-58-02-pmBig Island Surf Forecast

    Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast from overhead to double overhead today for the best breaks and easing.

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    Kona side: Wave heights are expected about waist/chest high today and fading through the day.

    South: Wave heights are expected to be waist/chest high today from the northwest wrap and fading.

    screen-shot-2016-11-11-at-10-57-56-pmOur current large swell is forecast to fade through the weekend. Another XL swell is expected for Monday the 14th with a smaller one for the 16th and possibly a better one for the 18th.

    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.  

    **Click here for your detailed Big Island weather report.**

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    Malika Dudley
    Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of their weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Big Island tsunami damage in 2011. She is a Certified Meteorologist and graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BA in Speech Communication and French. Malika leads the Big Island Now weather team and enjoys conducting video interviews for Big Island Now's news and entertainment sections. The former Miss Hawaii is also a black belt in karate, avid waterwoman, jewelry designer, singer, TV host and mommy blogger.
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