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Swells Fading Today, New SSW Expected Soon

September 10, 2015, 1:27 AM HST
* Updated September 9, 10:55 PM
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Screen Shot 2015-09-09 at 9.47.57 PMBig Island Surf Forecast

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Hilo side: Wave heights are expected knee/waist high today with a downward trend.

Kona side: Wave heights waist/chest high are expected for the best breaks open to the south-southwest swell with a downward trend.

South: Wave heights waist/chest high are expected for the best breaks open to the south-southwest swell and easing throughout the day.

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Screen Shot 2015-09-09 at 9.48.03 PMJimena swell is expected to drop out completely on Thursday with just minimal leftovers by end of day.

Our current long-period swell from the south-southwest is gradually fading through the rest of the week. A storm in the South Pacific is expected to send us another round of fun south-southwest swell starting Sunday.

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.  

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Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

 

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