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High Surf Advisory Canceled as Swell Fades

March 10, 2017, 1:28 AM HST
* Updated March 10, 7:46 AM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Windward waters of Big Island through 6 p.m. Friday.

High Surf Advisory: North shore of Big Island through 6 p.m. Friday.

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 a foot or so overhead today.

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

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

Advisory level surf will continue for the north shore of the Big Island through the day today but fading. A moderate northwest is forecast for Sunday with a larger swell on its heels, peaking Monday just below advisory levels and fading Tuesday.

A series of small south swells are also expected through the next week starting with a small southwest showing Friday and a slightly bigger southwest for the weekend.

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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