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April 22, 2018 Surf Forecast

April 22, 2018, 1:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Saturday April 28: A moderate northwest swell will build Sunday and peak Sunday night but will remain below advisory levels along north and west facing shores. Another moderate northwest swell is possible next Thursday. Generally small to moderate surf is expected along south facing shores through next week. Rough surf will persist along east facing shores due to the trade winds, and build to near advisory levels during the first half of next week as winds strengthen.
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: Stomach to shoulder high E wind swell.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ESE 5-10mph in the afternoon.

North West

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

Conditions: Clean in the morning with SSE winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the W.

West

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Surf: Knee high S ground swell with occasional thigh high sets.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting WNW for the afternoon.

South East

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Surf: Stomach to shoulder high E wind swell.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 10-15mph.

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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