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Today’s Surf Report for Big Island

September 29, 2016, 8:01 AM HST
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PC: James Grenz

Alerts

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

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**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

Hilo side: Small short period wind waves from the east holding during the next few days. Light and variable north-northeast winds with smooth seas until Saturday. Light and variable northwest winds later and switching to the southeast.

Kona & South side: New, very small and steep angled SSW-South swell moves in with surf hanging mainly under waist high or flat on the Kona Coast. Some areas may pull in waves up to waist high.

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Much of the Kona Coast will see light/variable wind through the morning, becoming light+ to moderate onshore in the afternoon. Partly cloudy.

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 Heights NWS

Wave Heights NWS

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