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New SSW, NE, and NW Swells Build Today

January 10, 2017, 1:18 AM HST
* Updated January 9, 5:55 PM
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Big Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast to be shoulder/head high today for the best breaks with sets getting overhead.

Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today. Wrap from the northwest swell is also mixing in today.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today.

North-northeast swell lingers and eases as a slightly longer pulse of north-northeast builds Tuesday, then peaks Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

A new northwest swell is expected for Thursday and Friday.

A new south-southwest swell is expected to build today for the 11th through the 13th. No significant swells are on the horizon after this swell.

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.  

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