WNW Swell Slowly Easing, New WNW Fills in Soon

March 23, 2017, 1:44 AM HST · Updated March 22, 9:13 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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    Maui Surf Forecast

    North: Surf heights are expected to be head high to overhead today and rising to a few feet overhead at the best breaks on the sets.

    West: Surf is pretty flat today along most westerly exposures. Spots catching the west-northwest will be bigger.

    South: Surf is pretty flat today along southern exposures.

    Our current reinforcement continues to slowly ease into Friday and the weekend. New west-northwest swell is forecast to fill in late Saturday.

    Near the end of the month we could see an improvement in wave conditions for southern exposures.

    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.  

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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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