Advisory Level Surf Continues, Gale Watch Posted

November 29, 2016, 1:55 AM HST · Updated November 28, 11:11 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Maui County waters through 6 p.m. Thursday.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores until 6 a.m. Thursday.

A Gale Watch is posted through 10 a.m. Tuesday.


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.**



    screen-shot-2016-11-28-at-10-46-05-pmMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Waist/head high or more surf is expected today. The best breaks could get a bit bigger on the sets.

    West: Surf is knee/waist high today with the best exposures getting up to chest/shoulder high out of the south-southwest. Northwest Maui will catch some wrap at spots exposed to that direction.

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

    screen-shot-2016-11-28-at-10-46-00-pmOverlapping northwest swells are expected through Thursday. A solid northwest is expected for December 2, building Thursday night.

    New south-southwest swell expected to peak into Tuesday with waist to chest/shoulder high sets at the best breaks. Swell energy starts to fade Wednesday.

    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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