A Larger South Swell is Forecast to Fill in Late Wednesday

August 29, 2017, 7:18 AM HST · Updated August 29, 7:26 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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    Maui Surf Forecast

    North: Surf heights are expected to be knee/thigh today.

    West: Surf heights are expected to be ankle/waist high or less today.

    South: Surf heights are expected to be ankle/waist high or less today.

    Tuesday swell is fading for southern exposures. A larger south swell is forecast to fill in late Wednesday into Thursday, hold Friday into Saturday. A small long-period swell is forecast for 9/2 as well.

    Nothing is on the radar out of the North Pacific and Kenneth swell is fading. Tropical swell is possible next week. We 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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