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March 30, 2018 Surf Forecast

March 30, 2018, 1:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Thursday April 05: A moderate northwest swell is expected to arrive Friday night and peak Saturday near the advisory level for north and west facing shores. An east northeast swell will decline slowly through Saturday. A background southeast swell will provide small surf along south facing shores into the weekend.
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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Stomach to shoulder high E medium period swell.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting SE 20-25mph in the afternoon.

North West

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle to knee high SW ground swell.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with S winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.

West

am        pm  

Surf: Knee high WNW medium period swell with occasional thigh high sets.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with SW winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

South East

am        pm  

Surf: Stomach to shoulder high E medium period swell.

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy with E winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting ESE 5-10mph in the afternoon.

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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