NW has Filled in, New NW Expected Sunday
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Saturday.
**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 chest/head high today. The best breaks could get up to overhead.
Kona side: Surf heights are expected to be up to knee/thigh high. Breaks not catching the swell will be smaller or nearly flat.
South: Surf heights are expected to be up to knee/thigh high.
Northeast trade swell for eastern exposures is forecast fade through the weekend as the trades weaken. Our current north-northwest pulse has filled and is dropping today, another northwest pulse is filling in on Sunday afternoon and hold into Monday.
Our current south swell is forecast to slowly fade for southern exposures through Saturday. A fun south-southwest is forecast to build Sunday and peak Monday.
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.