Trade Swell Lingers, South Swell Expected Tomorrow
Small Craft Advisory: East winds up to 25 knots through 6:00 p.m. Thursday.
**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 head high or more today.
Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be ankle/knee high today. Many spots will be flat.
South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today. Many spots will be flat.
Minimal south swell lingers. A new run of southwest swell is forecast to move in from the 28th to the 3rd. A small south-southeast bump is possible from the 1st to the 3rd. We could a see a fun pulse from out of the south-southwest around August 5th.
Trade swell continues for Hilo side through the end of the week. This energy begins to ease today into Friday.
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.