New SSW Swell Builds Today, Peaks Friday

April 27, 2017, 1:06 AM HST · Updated April 26, 8:27 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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    Maui Surf Forecast

    North: Surf heights are expected to be waist high today. The best breaks could get up to waist/chest high on the sets.

    West: Surf fills in today with knee/waist high waves and tummy/chest high waves on the sets. The best breaks could get up to chest/shoulder high on the sets.

    South: Surf fills in today with knee/waist high waves and tummy/chest high waves on the sets. The best breaks could get up to chest/shoulder high on the sets.

    A new south-southwest swell is forecast for Thursday / Friday, peaking Friday afternoon. A second pulse is forecast to peak Tuesday into Wednesday.

    A small run of northwest will continue through the rest of the work week. Only minimal swell expected out of the NPAC for next week at this point but will keep an eye on it.

    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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