SSW Fills in Today, Large NNW Expected Tomorrow
A High Surf Advisory is posted for the east facing coastlines of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Monday. Surf heights of 6 to 10 foot faces are expected.
**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: Wave heights are expected shoulder high to slightly overhead today.
Kona side: Wave heights waist/shoulder high are expected today. The best breaks could get head high or more on the sets. Smaller waves are expected for spots not open to the south-southwest.
South: Wave heights are expected waist/head high today. Best breaks open to the building swell could get up to overhead on the sets by sunset.
Our current south-southwest swell continues to fade while a new reinforcement fills in. The new swell is expected to peak Tuesday before beginning to fade Wednesday.
A larger NW swell is forecast to build Tuesday with surf heights reaching advisory levels.
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.