All Swells Fading Today
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Big Island waters through 6:00 a.m. Tuesday. Northeast winds up to 40 knots are forecasted along with rough seas of 8 to 13 feet. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.
**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: Waist/head high surf is expected today. The best focal points might see overhead waves on the sets. Messy conditions due to the winds.
Kona side: Wave heights of waist/chest high are expected for southerly exposures. Best breaks could get slightly bigger on the sets.
South: Wave heights waist/chest high today. Standout spots could get slightly bigger waves on the sets.
Our current south-southwest is expected to ease through the early part of this week. A small swell is expected for the second half of the week out of the southwest but really just small shots of energy out of the SPAC.
Our current northwest swell is expected to fade into Monday with flat conditions expected by tomorrow / midweek.
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.