WNW Swell Expected for Weekend
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
Gale Warning: All offshore waters are included in this alert.
**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 shoulder/head high today.
Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today.
South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today.
Moderate west-northwest will show for the weekend, peaking Sunday near advisory levels and holding into Monday. Another pulse is expected for later in the week.
Nothing significant from the South Pacific. A small southwest is expected for the 7th through the 9th.
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.