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Small Southerly Pulse Holds Today

August 1, 2016, 1:40 AM HST
* Updated July 31, 9:47 PM
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Screen Shot 2016-07-31 at 9.18.29 PMBig Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: Wave heights for spots exposed to the trade swell are expected to be waist/shoulder high today.

Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today with the best breaks a bit bigger on the sets. Spots that aren’t as exposed could be flat.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be under waist high high today, some spots could even be flat. Spots catching trade swell could get up to waist/shoulder high.

Screen Shot 2016-07-31 at 9.18.24 PMOur current small southwest swell holds at just knee to waist high waves at the best exposures. Just small pulses of southerly energy for the Hawaiian Islands through mid-month.

Trade swell will fluctuate a bit over the next couple of days. Nothing major expected out of the North or East Pacific through the first week of August.

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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