New NW Swell Fills in Today, SSW Fading

December 7, 2016, 1:52 AM HST · Updated December 6, 10:22 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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**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-2016-12-06-at-9-28-29-pmMaui Surf Forecast

    North: Waist/head high surf is expected today. The best breaks could get up to overhead on the sets in the afternoon.

    West: Surf is knee/waist high today with the best exposures. Northwest Maui will catch some wrap at spots exposed to that direction.

    South: Surf is knee/waist today.

    screen-shot-2016-12-06-at-9-28-23-pmA new northwest swell is forecast to build today and into tomorrow, December 8th. This swell will fade late Thursday into Friday.

    A small north-northeast swell is expected to show for the Kohala area.

    A small southwest swell is expected to slowly fade out over the next couple days, getting down to traces by the end of the 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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