SSW Swell Lingers, NW Fades Out TodayApril 5, 2017, 1:12 AM HST (Updated April 4, 2017, 10:26 PM)
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Big Island Surf Forecast
Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast to be shoulder/head high today.
Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today with the best breaks getting some possible plusses on the sets.
South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today with the best breaks getting some possible plusses on the sets.
Our current small south-southwest swell filled in yesterday and keeps wave heights in the knee/thigh high range through Sunday.
Only minimal northwest energy expected through the week. We might see a new swell around the 12th.
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.