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Next Significant Swell About a Week Out

June 3, 2016, 1:51 AM HST
* Updated June 2, 8:59 PM
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Screen Shot 2016-06-02 at 8.45.59 PMBig Island Surf Forecast

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

Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be flat up to ankle/thigh high.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be flat up to ankle/thigh high, maybe waist high at the best breaks.

Screen Shot 2016-06-02 at 8.45.52 PMCurrent blend of southerly swells continue to ease. Nothing significant is expected until about June 9th or so when a couple of overlapping swells are forecast.

Quiet in the North Pacific at this time with nothing of note generating swell energy for the foreseeable future.

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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