New SSW Swell Creeps in Midweek

June 7, 2016, 1:14 AM HST · Updated June 6, 10:21 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā and Pailolo channels as well as Māʻalaea Bay through 6 p.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.**




    Screen Shot 2016-06-06 at 9.53.11 PMMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Wave heights are expected to be knee to possibly waist high.

    West: Surf is flat today for west shores. Exposures catching the wrap could get up to knee/waist high from time to time.

    South: Surf is ankle/knee high today with most spots smaller than that.

    Screen Shot 2016-06-06 at 9.53.02 PMNothing significant is expected until about June 9th or so when a couple of overlapping swells are forecast. In the meantime, just trace amounts of energy not amounting to much at all. Some forerunners could creep in Wednesday.

    Quiet in the North Pacific at this time with nothing of note generating swell energy for the foreseeable future.

    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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