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March 24, 2018 Surf Forecast

March 24, 2018, 1:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Friday March 30: The current northeast swell will continue to diminish through Saturday. A modest north-northeast swell is expected from Saturday night into Monday. A small northwest swell is also expected from Sunday night through Tuesday, followed by another small northwest swell during the middle of next week. Small south-southwest and southwest swells are also expected from today into early next week. All swells are expected to remain below advisory levels at this time.
Surf heights are forecast heights of the face, or front, of waves. The surf forecast is based on the significant wave height, the average height of the one third largest waves, at the locations of the largest breakers. Some waves may be more than twice as high as the significant wave height. Expect to encounter rip currents in or near any surf zone.

North East

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Surf: Chest to shoulder high NE medium period swell in the morning with occasional head high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions: Sideshore/choppy with SSE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting SE for the afternoon.

North West

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Surf: Ankle to knee high WNW medium period swell for the morning going more SW during the day.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Semi clean/sideshore texture and current conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting S 25-30mph.

West

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Surf: Knee to waist high SSW ground swell.

Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Choppy/sideshore current conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 15-20mph.

South East

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Surf: Waist to stomach high ESE wind swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions: Bumpy/choppy with S winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting SSE 15-20mph in the afternoon.

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Hawaii County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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