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NW Swell Expected to Fill in Today

October 31, 2017, 1:57 AM HST
* Updated October 30, 9:24 PM
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Big Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: We expect ankle/waist high waves today.

Kona side: Out of the southwest waist high or less.

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South: Surf heights expected to be up to ankle/waist high.

A moderate northwest swell is forecast to arrive Tuesday and peak Wednesday, slowly easing on Thursday. A smaller, reinforcing northwest swell is expected Friday night and Saturday.

A slight bump in surf is expected Thursday and Friday for south facing shores.

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.  

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