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Current Swell Down to Traces by Thursday

November 16, 2016, 1:40 AM HST
* Updated November 15, 9:16 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usually choppy waters through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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-2016-11-15-at-4-35-00-pmBig Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast from head high to slightly overhead today for the best breaks and fading through the day.

Kona side: Wave heights are expected about knee/waist high today with chest high sets at the best exposures and fading through the day.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today from the northwest wrap and fading.

screen-shot-2016-11-15-at-4-34-55-pmOur current northwest swell is forecast to continue fading on the Big Island and should be down to traces by Thursday. Another possible swell is expected for the 18 / 19th.

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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