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Swells Fading Today for Big Island

March 22, 2016, 1:27 AM HST
* Updated March 21, 9:35 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

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Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 8.33.36 PMBig Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: Wave heights for spots exposed to the swell are expected to be shoulder/head high today. Spots without direct exposure will be smaller.

Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today. Spots with less exposure will be much smaller or even flat.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today. Some spots around South Point may be a bit bigger.

Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 8.33.44 PMA very small south-southwest is expected to fill in Tuesday through Thursday. Nothing much expected out of the SPAC anytime soon.

A small west-northwest swell is expected Wednesday and Thursday before fading Friday. A small north-northwest is possible for Friday into the weekend.

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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