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SSW Peaks Monday/Tuesday for Big Island

September 14, 2015, 1:18 AM HST
* Updated September 13, 10:45 PM
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Screen Shot 2015-09-13 at 9.10.54 PMBig Island Surf Forecast

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Hilo side: Wave heights are expected waist high or less today.

Kona side: Wave heights waist/shoulder high are expected as the SSW fills in. Best breaks could get up to head high or more on the sets.

South: Wave heights waist/head high are expected for the breaks open to the building south-southwest swell. The best breaks could get up to overhead on the sets.

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Screen Shot 2015-09-13 at 9.11.00 PMA storm in the South Pacific has generated another round of fun south-southwest swell for the islands. The swell is expected to peak Monday and Tuesday before beginning to fade on Wednesday. A couple reinforcing swells are likely to build in later this week and into the weekend.

A small northwest is expected to build and peak Tuesday but nothing over waist high is expected from this swell. Otherwise, nothing of note out of the NPAC.

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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