Hurricane Blas Swell Continues Today

July 11, 2016, 1:45 AM HST · Updated July 10, 10:52 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 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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    Screen Shot 2016-07-10 at 8.54.31 PMMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Wave heights are expected to be around waist/head high for spots catching the trade swell.

    West: Surf is knee/waist high today with the best breaks catching chest high waves on the sets.

    South: Surf is knee/waist high today with the best breaks catching chest high waves on the sets.

    Screen Shot 2016-07-10 at 8.54.24 PMOur current south-southwest swell is fading out. Overlapping south-southwest swells in the knee to waist high range are expected for Tuesday and Wednesday. Another fun swell is expected to build Thursday into Friday and peak over the weekend.

    Trade swell will bring surf to northeast exposures but onshore breeze will pick up quickly during the day to chop it up.

    Quiet in the North Pacific at this time.

    East swell from Blas continues into the work week. Hurricane Celia will likely generate more swell, possibly for the weekend. Will keep an eye on the development and bring you details as they become clearer.

    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.  

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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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