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Swells Fading Today, New Swells Expected This Week

Meteorologist Malika Dudley · April 17, 2017, 1:12 AM HST (Updated April 16, 2017, 7:50 PM) · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Windward waters and all channels through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**

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    Maui Surf Forecast

    North: Surf heights are expected to be waist/shoulder high today and fading. A new northwest begins to fill in by sunset.

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    West: Surf is thigh/waist high today with some plusses on the sets at the best breaks. Makena through Olowalu will be smaller or even flat.

    South: Surf is thigh/waist high today with some plusses on the sets at the best breaks.

    Our current south-southwest is fading today. Another south-southwest is forecast to fill in Tuesday with yet another swell expected around the 27th.

    Our current northwest swell is fading Monday. A new northwest fills in Tuesday. Another northwest is forecast for the 21st.

    Keep in mind, surf heights are measured on the face of the wave from trough to crest. Heights vary from beach to beach, and at the same beach, from break to break.  

    **Click here for your detailed Maui County weather report.**

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    Meteorologist Malika Dudley
    Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of their weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011.

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