SSW & NW Swells Hold Today for Maui County

June 19, 2017, 1:51 AM HST · Updated June 18, 11:26 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through Tuesday at 6 p.m. for east to northeast winds around 25 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 knee/waist/chest high trade swell today with shoulder high sets at the best breaks open to the swell.

    West: Surf heights are expected to be waist/shoulder high today, some spots will be head high on the sets.

    South: Surf heights are expected to be waist/shoulder high today, some spots will be head high on the sets.

    The current south-southwest swell is forecast to hold into Monday morning and begin to fade Tuesday. Another round of south-southwest will bump the surf back up as it fills in Tuesday. This swell is forecast to fade around the 23rd but keep surf in the “fun” range through the weekend.

    A northwest swell is showing Monday and fading Tuesday into midweek.

    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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