NNW & SSW Swells Hold Today

October 12, 2015, 1:09 AM HST · Updated October 11, 10:31 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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    Maui Surf Forecast
    North: Wave heights are expected waist/chest high today in the morning. The best breaks could get sets up to head high on the sets.
    West: Wave heights waist/chest high are expected today. Spots shadowed by other islands will be smaller.
    South: The south-southwest is expected to bring waist/shoulder high waves today. The best breaks could get up to head high on the sets.
    Our current north-northwest swell is expected to maintain through the middle of the week. Small west surf generated by Choi-Wan is expected to show Monday and Tuesday for exposure open to the swell.

    Our current south-southwest swell is expected to hold Monday and begin to fade Tuesday.

    East shores should remain small as light to moderate trade winds prevail. No small craft advisories are expected through the forecast period.

    Nora may bring some east-southeast swell to the islands Monday/Tuesday. Will keep an eye on this and see how it develops.

    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 the Hawaii News Now weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards for excellence in weather reporting and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011. In 2019, Malika was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter in the category of Science Reporting for her Big Island Now news report on what was happening beneath the sea surface at the ocean entry of the Puna lava flow.  

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