Trade Swell is up, NW Fading, SW Lingers

June 3, 2017, 1:30 AM HST · Updated June 2, 9:29 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 a.m. Sunday. East winds are expected to increase to 20 to 30 knots.

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.**

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    Maui Surf Forecast

    North: Surf heights are expected to be waist/head high today for the best spots catching the trade swell (like Hana).

    West: Surf heights are expected to be mainly knee/waist high today with the good spots getting up to tummy/chest high on the sets.

    South: Surf heights are expected to be mainly knee/waist high today with the good spots getting up to tummy/chest high on the sets.

    No significant swells are expected through mid-month. A small pulse is expected for the weekend. Slightly bigger waves expected for the weekend of the 10th and 11th.

    Trade winds are back up and east swell has risen as a result. Small Craft Advisory conditions are occurring in our coastal waters.

    Leftovers of old north-northwest swell has faded down to leftovers and conditions will be pretty flat for the weekend.

    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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