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June 03, 2018 Surf Forecast

June 3, 2018, 1:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Saturday June 09: A series of swells from the southern hemisphere will continue through the week. As the current, inconsistent southwest 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 south swell is due on Friday. Along east facing shores, a low-end moderate trade wind swell will pick up to typical summer time heights on Monday and hold through much of the 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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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Surf: Stomach to shoulder high NE medium period swell for the morning going more ENE during the day.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting SE 15-20mph in the afternoon.

North West

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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Surf: Ankle to knee high SW ground swell.

Conditions: Clean in the early morning with SSE 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: Waist to stomach high S long period swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with S winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NW 5-10mph.

South East

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Surf: Waist to stomach high S long period swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions: Semi choppy with ENE winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting NE 10-15mph 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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