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Trade Swell Builds Today for Maui County

Meteorologist Malika Dudley · October 13, 2017, 1:58 AM HST (Updated October 12, 2017, 6:44 PM) · 0 Comments
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**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 knee/chest high today.

    West: Spots catching the south-southwest swell are forecast to be knee/waist high today. Spots catching the trade swell could be up to knee/chest high.

    South: Spots catching the south-southwest swell are forecast to be knee/waist high today.

    Northeast trade swell for eastern exposures is forecast to build over Friday and into the weekend up to about head high, possibly overhead by Sunday. Looking ahead, we expect a northwest swell around the 15th and some trade swell late next week.

    A new southwest swell is forecast to build for southern exposures late Saturday into Sunday, peak late Sunday and hold through Monday / Tuesday.

    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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