NNW Holds Saturday, Fades Sunday
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A High Surf Advisory is posted for the north shore of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Saturday.
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Hawaii County waters through 6 p.m. Sunday.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast from shoulder high to slightly overhead today for the best breaks.
Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today in the morning and fading.
South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today in the morning. Spots that are more open to the northwest wrap will be bigger.
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.