NW Swell Slowly Fading, Another on its Heels

October 10, 2016, 1:24 AM HST · Updated October 9, 10:35 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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    screen-shot-2016-10-09-at-8-47-35-pmMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Wave heights are expected to be head high to double overhead today.

    West: Surf is knee/waist high today or less. Some wrap from the northwest will also increase wave heights for exposed breaks.

    South: Surf is knee/waist high today or less.

    screen-shot-2016-10-09-at-8-47-30-pmMinimal south-southwest energy this week. Nothing significant is expected, just a small southwest swell for around the 13th.

    Our current northwest swell is gradually weakening with another northwest swell is expected to build late Tuesday into Wednesday. Size should be a notch smaller than the peak of our current swell.

    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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