Trade Swell up to Head High Today but Messy

July 26, 2017, 1:25 AM HST · Updated July 25, 9:51 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: East winds up to 25 knots through 6:00 a.m. Thursday.

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.

    West: Surf heights are expected to be knee/waist high today.

    South: Surf heights are expected to be knee/waist high today.

    South-southwest swell is fading further and southeast swell will linger but drop off by midweek. A new run of southwest swell is forecast to move in from the 28th to the 3rd. With a fun swell expected from August 5th to 7th as well.

    Trade swell is back up as trade winds have strengthened. This energy eases Thursday / Friday.

    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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