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June 02, 2018 Surf Forecast

June 2, 2018, 1:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Friday June 08: The current southwest swell will keep surf near the summertime average along south facing shores through Saturday. As this swell fades on Sunday, a new south swell will build. This swell will peak Monday and Tuesday with south shore surf near the High Surf Advisory level. Another, similarly sized pulse of south swell is due next Friday. Typical, short-period trade wind swell will affect east facing shores this week. Minimal surf is expected along north facing shores for the next several days, with a tiny increase in northwest swell possible by Wednesday.
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 ENE medium period swell in the morning with occasional head high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with ESE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting SE for the afternoon.

North West

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Surf: Ankle to knee high SW ground swell.

Conditions: Clean in the early morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

West

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

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with S winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WNW 5-10mph.

South East

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Surf: Waist to chest high ESE wind swell.

Conditions: Semi choppy with ENE winds 10-15mph in the morning decreasing to 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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