Northerly Swell Peaks, SSW Fades Today
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
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**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 for spots exposed to the swell are expected to be shoulder/head high today. Spots without direct exposure to the swell will be smaller.
Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be waist/chest high today with shoulder high waves at the best breaks on the sets.
South: Wave heights are expected to be waist/chest high today out of the southwest with some plusses. Spots with exposure from wind waves could be bigger than that.
Short period northerly swell is expected to peak Monday and Tuesday. The Kona side will be largely blocked, most of the energy will be felt along the north and northeast coasts. Minor northwest swell expected Wednesday and Thursday.
Our current south-southwest swell is expected to fade this week. Only minor pulses detected further out. Wednesday and Thursday waist high southerly mix expected.
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.