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May 05, 2019 Surf Forecast

May 5, 2019, 5:00 AM HST
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North East

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high NW medium period swell for the morning going more NNW and building into the chest to head range in the afternoon.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with WNW winds 10-15mph. Choppy/disorganized conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NNW 20-25mph.

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North West

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am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high WNW short period wind swell.

Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with SW winds 10-15mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WNW 5-10mph.

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West

am        pm  

Surf: Knee high SW ground swell for the morning with occasional thigh sets. This rotates more WNW and builds in the afternoon with sets up to chest high.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NNW 5-10mph.

South East

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to waist high SW short period wind swell with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions: Choppy, strong sideshore current with SW winds 25-30mph in the morning shifting NNE 20-25mph in the afternoon. Fairly clean conditions are expected for the late day with NNW winds 15-20mph.

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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