New NW Energy Expected Soon

October 17, 2016, 1:00 AM HST · Updated October 16, 11:06 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual windy coastal channels and waters through Tuesday at 6 a.m.

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-2016-10-16-at-10-28-59-pmMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Wave heights are expected to be chest/head high today. Overhead at the best winter magnets but dropping through the day.

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

    South: Surf is waist high today or less.

    screen-shot-2016-10-16-at-10-28-54-pmMix of northwest swells are fading Monday through the middle of the week. Another round of northwest swell is forecast Thursday / Friday with some northeast energy due in shortly thereafter.

    A modest trade swell will continue for north and east exposures.

    Nothing significant is expected out of the SPAC with minimal leftovers expected going into the new 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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