Solid SSW Swell, Trade Swell Affecting Maui County

September 6, 2016, 1:39 AM HST · Updated September 5, 9:46 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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 2016-09-05 at 9.06.33 PMMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Wave heights are expected to be knee/chest high today.

    West: Surf is waist/shoulder high today as south-southwest swell continues to build.

    South: Surf is waist/shoulder high today as south-southwest swell continues to fill in.

    Screen Shot 2016-09-05 at 9.06.26 PMLionrock swell continues to slowly drop through the day. Trade swell affects northeastern exposures.

    Two long-period southerly swells will fill in through the early to mid-week period. Our current south-southwest swell is bringing waist/chest surf along south shores. The second swell may near advisory levels along the southern shores by Wednesday. Swells will be fading for the second half of the week.

    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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