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Today’s Surf Report for Big Island

September 27, 2016, 9:04 AM HST
* Updated September 27, 10:39 AM
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Photo Credit: James Grenz

 

Alerts

Small Craft Advisory issued this morning until tomorrow at 6 pm. Areas affected: Alenuihaha Channel;Big Island Leeward Waters;Big Island Southeast Waters;Maalaea Bay;Pailolo Channel

 

 

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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.**

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Big Island Surf Forecast

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Hilo Side: Surf heights are expected to be in the knee to shoulder high range. Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast rising later in the day. Light and variable northwest winds, Increasing later and switching to the north-northeast.

Kona Side: Surf heights are expected to be in the waist high range or less, at some point completely flat. Minimal SSW swell.

South: Surf heights are expected to be in the knee to shoulder high range. Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast rising later in the day.

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. 

Wave Height NWS

Wave Height NWS

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