June 01, 2018 Surf Forecast
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Outlook through Thursday June 07: The current SW swell will gradually trend downward through Saturday. A larger S swell is forecast to arrive Sunday and peak at or near High Surf Advisory levels along south facing shores early next week. Rough surf along east facing shores will trend downward Friday and Saturday as the trade winds weaken somewhat. East shore surf will increase again Sunday through early next week as the trade winds strengthen. Surf will remain small along north facing shores through early next week.
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.
Surf: Chest to shoulder high E wind swell.
Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with SE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 10-15mph.
Surf: Ankle to knee high SW ground swell.
Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with ENE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 10-15mph.
Surf: Knee to waist high SSW ground swell.
Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy with SSW winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting WSW 5-10mph in the afternoon.
Surf: Stomach to shoulder high E wind swell.
Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NE.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Hawaii County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com