NW Pulses Expected Soon, Today’s Surf Report

October 5, 2016, 7:04 AM HST · Updated October 5, 7:45 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Flash Flood Watch is posted for the island of Maui through this afternoon.

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-2016-10-05-at-5-59-48-amMaui Surf Forecast

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

    West: Surf is waist high or less today.

    South: Surf is waist high or less today.

    Minimal south-southwest energy this week. A south swell builds Wednesday and peaks Thursday / Friday with knee to waist high waves at the best exposures.

    screen-shot-2016-10-05-at-5-59-41-amTrade swell continues up to about chest high for exposed breaks.

    Back to back pulses out of the North Pacific are possible this weekend and early next week. Will keep an eye on the developing situation.

    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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