July 01, 2018 Surf Forecast
Outlook through Sunday July 08: Small southeast and southwest swells will keep surf along south facing shores near to below the summer average through Monday morning. Thereafter through the rest of the week, swell and surf along south facing shores will remain active due to systems passing south and east of New Zealand. The first south swell is expected to begin filling in late Monday into Tuesday followed by another south swell arriving around Thursday. Surf along east facing shores will be rising beginning Monday night and Tuesday as trade winds strengthen. Surf may reach the High Surf Advisory criteria for east facing shores by late Wednesday or Thursday.
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: Waist to stomach high NE wind swell with occasional chest high sets.
Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting ESE for the afternoon.
Surf: Knee high SW long period swell with occasional thigh high sets.
Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the W.
Surf: Knee high SW long period swell with occasional waist high sets.
Conditions: Semi glassy in the morning with NNW winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.
Surf: Waist to stomach high SE medium period swell.
Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with N winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting E 5-10mph.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Hawaii County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**