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SSE Swell Peaks, NW Fading Today

May 31, 2016, 1:20 AM HST
* Updated May 30, 9:47 PM
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Screen Shot 2016-05-30 at 8.49.14 PMBig Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: Wave heights for spots exposed to the swell are expected to be waist/chest high today and on an easing trend.

Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high at the best breaks on the sets.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high. Areas around South Point will be bigger.

Screen Shot 2016-05-30 at 8.49.21 PMSouth-southeast swell peaks today and begins an easing trend. Another southwest swell is expected to fill in Wednesday and reinforce wave heights for some exposures.

A northwest swell is expected to slowly continue fading. Mostly showing for the Hilo side, the Big Island’s Kona side will likely be heavily shadowed. A new very small northwest swell is expected to fill in June 2nd/3rd.

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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