Tropical System Eugene Could Generate Some Swell
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
There are no marine alerts posted at this time.
**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: Surf heights are expected to be ankle/waist high today.
Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today. Flat for many Kona breaks not catching the swell.
South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today. Best bet is South Point.
No significant swells are expected through the rest of this week. A series of minimal south swells is expected to keep wave heights near 2-4 foot faces along southern exposures. We could see a slightly bigger run of swell starting around the 19th of this month.
Small trade wind swells will continue to produce small choppy surf along east facing shores.
Models are showing a small long period east swell maybe reaching the state late Wednesday night into the weekend. Produced by distant tropical system “Eugene”… 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.