Larger WNW Begins to Fill in Today
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
Gale Warning: All offshore waters.
Small Craft Advisory: All windward Hawaii County waters through 6 p.m.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Big Island Surf Forecast
Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast to be ankle/waist high today.
Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today with sets up to chest high.
South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/waist high today with sets up to chest high.
Our current west-northwest swell is forecast to ease on Tuesday. Another west-northwest swell is expected to build Tuesday afternoon, peak on Wednesday and hold through Thursday. This swell should ease through the weekend.
Nothing significant expected out of the South Pacific.
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.