NW Fading Today, New NW Swell Mid Week

April 18, 2016, 1:26 AM HST · Updated April 18, 5:02 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Maui County waters through 6 p.m. Monday and could be extended if conditions persist.

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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    Screen Shot 2016-04-17 at 7.44.25 PMMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Wave heights are expected to be shoulder high/overhead today, occasionally a bit bigger at the best breaks and exposures but fading through the day.

    West: Surf is ankle/knee high today for west shores that aren’t catching the northwest. Breaks catching the wrap are expected to be up to shoulder/head high or more.

    South: Surf is waist high or less today.

    Screen Shot 2016-04-17 at 7.44.51 PMOur current northwest swell is expected to slowly fade Monday. Mid week another round of swell is forecast, peaking late Wednesday.

    Not much expected out of the SPAC anytime soon. Minimal southerly swells will trickle in over the next few days. The next swell is expected to build in Thursday and peak Friday.

    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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