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NW Swell is Fading Today, New Swell Thursday

February 21, 2017, 1:09 AM HST
* Updated February 20, 9:33 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: All Hawaii County waters through 6 p.m. Wenesday.

High Surf Advisory: North shores through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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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Big Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast to be head high to overhead today.

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Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today.

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

Our current northwest swell continues to show Tuesday but is fading. On Thursday a west-northwest is expected to build with another forecast for the weekend of March 4th.

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.  

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

 

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