NNW Holds Through Saturday Morning Before Easing

November 5, 2016, 1:33 AM HST · Updated November 4, 11:08 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for most Maui County channels through 6 p.m. Saturday.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for north and west shores of Molokai and the north shore of Maui through 6 a.m. Saturday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

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    screen-shot-2016-11-04-at-9-20-21-pmMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Wave heights are expected to be double to triple overhead in the morning for the best exposures. By the afternoon the swell begins to ease.

    West: Surf is waist high today or less. Spots catching the wrap will be bigger.

    South: Surf is waist high today or less.

    screen-shot-2016-11-04-at-9-20-15-pmOur current north-northwest swell is expected to hold through Saturday morning. The swell will ease over the afternoon and Sunday into early next week. Another couple swells are expected for next week, will keep an eye on it.

    Nothing significant is expected out of the SPAC for the foreseeable future.

    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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