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Small SSW Pulses Through Sunday

May 11, 2017, 7:38 AM HST
* Updated May 11, 7:50 AM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: ʻAlenuihāhā channel and Big Island southeast and leeward coastal waters through 6 p.m. Saturday.

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 knee/shoulder high today.

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

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

Our current late season northwest swell continues to ease Thursday with nothing of significance on the radar.

Thursday through Sunday we could see some little pulses. Something slightly bigger is possible around the 16th. A more solid south-southwest is possible later in the month (around the 19th) from Donna – stay tuned.

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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