June 28, 2018 Surf Forecast
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Outlook through Thursday July 05: Surf along east facing shores will trend down beginning Friday as the trades relax. Surf along south facing shores will peak today near the advisory level, then gradually ease into the upcoming weekend. Two small long period southerly swells, expected over the weekend and early next week, will keep the surf along south facing shores near the summer average each day.
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 ENE wind swell.
Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SE 10-15mph.
Surf: Ankle to knee high NNE wind swell.
Conditions: Clean in the early morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.
Surf: Waist to chest high SSW ground swell with occasional shoulder high sets.
Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with S winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WNW 5-10mph. Glassy conditions are expected for the late day with SW winds less than 5mph.
Surf: Waist to chest high mix of SSW ground swell and E wind swell with occasional shoulder sets.
Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNW 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