NE Swell Filling in, South Expected Soon

November 6, 2017, 1:47 AM HST · Updated November 5, 8:54 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: For northeast winds up to 25 knots with seas from 6 to 9 feet through 6 p.m. Monday.

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: Northwest swell is chest/head high with the best breaks running a bit bigger.

    West: Most breaks below waist high, some spots will pick up wrap out of the northeast.

    South: Surf heights expected below waist high today.

    Our current long-period west-northwest swell is expected to fade into next week. A northeast swell is in the mix for Monday, nearing advisory levels late Monday / Tuesday before fading out slowly. A slightly larger northeast is forecast to fill in Thursday and peak Friday before easing into the weekend. This swell could be at advisory levels as well.

    A long-period south swell is expected to fill in Wednesday and hold into Thursday.

    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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