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New NW Swell Expected Soon

November 1, 2017, 8:40 AM HST
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Big Island Surf Forecast

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

Kona side: Out of the southwest knee/waist high today.

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South: Surf heights expected to be around knee/waist high today.

Surf is forecast to stay around or below average through the weekend. A medium size west-northwest swell continues to fill in.

A long-period west-northwest swell is expected to fill in late Thursday night and hold into the weekend.

Surf heights along east facing shores will start to increase Friday into the weekend as the trades return and strengthen.

Along south facing shores small waves are forecast through the weekend with mainly small background long-period energy expected. A long-period south swell is expected to fill in Tuesday night into Wednesday of next week.

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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