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May 30, 2018 Surf Forecast

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

Outlook through Tuesday June 05: A new SW swell will build tonight and reach above-average heights tomorrow through Thursday. After a trend downward Friday and Saturday, a slightly larger above-average south swell is expected to build on Sunday, possibly peaking close to advisory levels early next week. Surf along east facing shores will rise to above average heights into the upcoming weekend. Only small surf is expected along north facing shores.
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: Head high E medium period swell.

Conditions: Choppy/disorganized with ESE winds 15-20mph.

North West

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Surf: Knee high SW ground swell in the morning with occasional thigh high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

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

West

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Surf: Knee to waist high SW ground swell with occasional stomach high sets.

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

South East

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Surf: Chest to head high E medium period swell.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with NE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ENE for 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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