Surf

July 07, 2018 Surf Forecast

July 7, 2018, 5:00 AM HST
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HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH AND EAST FACING SHORES

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Swell Summary

Outlook through Saturday July 14: Long period swell from former Hurricane Fabio will peak today, with surf remaining above advisory levels on east facing shores. The easterly swell along with the trade winds and resulting surf will ease on Sunday. For south facing shores, surf will linger around advisory levels through much of today, then slowly lower tonight and Sunday. Small south swells will continue next week, but resulting surf is expected to remain below advisory levels. No other significant swell or surf is expected.
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: Shoulder to head high E ground swell with occasional 1-2′ overhead high sets.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with SSW winds 5-10mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSE 10-15mph.

North West

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Surf: Ankle to knee high SSW ground swell for the morning going more during the day.

Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with W winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

West

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Surf: Waist high S ground swell with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy with SSE winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting SW for the afternoon.

South East

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Surf: Chest to head high E ground swell for the morning with occasional slightly overhead high sets. This drops in the afternoon with occasional head high sets.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNW winds 5-10mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NNE.

Image: NOAA

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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