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Swell Fading Today, Large XL Swell Builds

November 10, 2016, 1:27 AM HST
* Updated November 9, 10:48 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the north side of Maui through 6 a.m. Thursday. A High Surf Warning is expected to pop up for the next swell building this afternoon.

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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screen-shot-2016-11-09-at-10-11-37-pmBig Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast from head high to a few feet overhead today for the best breaks.

Kona side: Wave heights are expected to fill in to about knee/waist high today with tummy/chest high waves on the sets at the best breaks in the morning.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today from the northwest wrap with bigger sets mainly early in the day.

screen-shot-2016-11-09-at-10-11-30-pmOur current large swell will slowly fade today. Another set of swells are expected to build Thursday afternoon and peak Friday. Another XL swell is expected for Monday the 14th.

Nothing significant is expected out of the SPAC with minimal leftovers expected this week.

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.  

**Click here for your detailed Big Island weather report.**

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