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February 07, 2018 Surf Forecast

February 7, 2018, 2:00 AM HST (Updated February 7, 2018, 2:00 AM)
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Tuesday February 13: The current northwest swell will continue to gradually subside through Thursday. A new high-end advisory level or possibly low-end warning level northwest swell will arrive on north and west facing shores Thursday night, peak Friday, then quickly subside during the weekend. Similarly-sized pulses of northwest swell are possible early next week.
Surf heights are forecast heights of the face, or front, of waves. The surf forecast is based on the significant wave height, the average height of the one third largest waves, at the locations of the largest breakers. Some waves may be more than twice as high as the significant wave height. Expect to encounter rip currents in or near any surf zone.

North East

am        pm  

Surf: Waist high ESE wind swell with occasional chest high sets.

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Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NW winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NE.

North West

am        pm  

Surf: Waist high WNW ground swell for the morning with occasional chest high sets. This drops in the afternoon with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions: Fairly clean in the morning with S winds 5-10mph. Choppy/disorganized conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 10-15mph.

West

am        pm  

Surf: Waist to chest high WNW ground swell for the morning with occasional shoulder high sets. This drops in the afternoon with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW less than 5mph.

South East

am        pm  

Surf: Waist to stomach high ESE wind swell.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with SW winds 10-15mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSE less than 5mph.

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

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

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    Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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