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SSW & NE Swells Fading Today for Big Island

June 28, 2017, 1:36 AM HST
* Updated June 27, 9:34 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Thursday.

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: Surf heights are expected to be knee/waist/chest high at the best breaks open to the swell.

Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today. Many spots will be flat.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today. Many spots will be flat.

Our current south-southwest swell is slowly fading Wednesday. A couple more swells are expected for June 29th and July 3rd.

Trade swell mixing with fading northeast swell will bring knee/waist/chest high waves for the Hilo side. There isn’t anything on the radar out of the North 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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