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New SSW Swell Expected to Fill in Tomorrow

April 26, 2017, 1:52 AM HST
* Updated April 25, 9:46 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: All coastal waters of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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 shoulder/head high today.

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

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

Surf should be waist high or less today for the Kona side out of the south. Another swell is forecast for Thursday / Friday, peaking Friday afternoon. A second pulse is forecast to peak Tuesday into Wednesday.

Only minimal swell expected out of the NPAC for next week at this point but will keep an eye on it.

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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