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645am Obs Thursday 6/30 powered by The Honolulu Surf film Festival

Ramped moderate-fresh NE trades (10-25 mph) and cloudy w/ isolated showers.

Fading SSW swell and building NE. Call the SNN Hotline 596-SURF 7a, 12, 3, 5p

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North Shore:

Holding on a tiny 8 sec NE wind swell wrap. Sunset-Rocky Pt is 0-1' and Pipe area 0-1/2', Chuns 0-1/2', Laniakea 0-1.5', Haleiwa 0-1/2'. Fairly clean with moderate side off NE trades early and broken clouds.
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West:

Down and dropping 13 sec SSW. Makaha is 0-1.5' breaking near shore behind the reef. Smooth offshores early and semi cloudy.
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Town:

Down and dropping 13 sec SSW. Surf is small 1-2' from Kewalos to Ala Moana to Kaisers and into Queens area. Clean moderate to brisk NE trades and fairly cloudy.
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Diamond Head:

Down and dropping 13 sec SSW. Surf is 1-2.5' (chest high drop) at DH spots. Early moderate-fresh NE trades making semi nice side off-shores and decent form but weaker lines today at Right hands/Cliffs/Lighthouse etc.; fairly cloudy.
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Sandy's:

Down and dropping 13 sec SSW mixing with an slightly empowered 8 sec NE trade swell. Surf is 1-2 max 3'. Full Pt - 1/2 point, Pipe-littles 1-2 occ 3' sets, Middle Peaks-into the Chambers; Surf is fair-good with off to side offshores and cloudy skies.
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East Makapu'u:

Holding on an 8 sec NE trade swell. Makapu'u is a consistent 1-2-3' (chest to head high). Waves are choppy from the outside left section to the middle and 1-2.5' at Keiki's; Brisk 15-25mph NE trades with early broken clouds.

Weather

Thursday
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Temp
min:
75°F
max: 87°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
23mph ENE

Friday
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Temp
min:
75°F
max: 87°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
28mph ENE

Saturday
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Temp
min:
75°F
max: 86°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
28mph ENE

Sunday
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Temp
min:
75°F
max: 86°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
23mph ENE

Monday
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Temp
min:
75°F
max: 87°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
18mph ENE

Range:
10-25mph NE

Range:
15-30mph E-NE

Range:
15-30mph E-NE

Range:
10-25mph E-NE

Range:
10-20+mph E-NE

North

Thursday
06/30
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
Holding
5' 8 sec NE wrap Iso. reefs; fairly cloudy
Friday
07/01
NE
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Rising

Saturday
07/02
NE
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Holding

Sunday
07/03
NE
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
Dropping Slowly

Monday
07/04
NE
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Holding

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West

Thursday
06/30
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Rising Later
2' 13 sec; clean, mostly cloudy; 1' 16 sec later
Friday
07/01
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Holding

Saturday
07/02
SSE+SSW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Rising
1' 15 sec SSE
Sunday
07/03
SSE+SSW
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Rising
1.5' 15 sec
Monday
07/04
SSE+SSW
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Holding

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South

Thursday
06/30
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Rising Later
1' 16 sec later
Friday
07/01
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Holding
1' 15 sec
Saturday
07/02
SSE+SSW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Rising
1' 15 sec SSE
Sunday
07/03
SSE+SSW
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Rising

Monday
07/04
SSE+SSW
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Holding

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east

Thursday
06/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
Rising
5' 8 sec; onshore chop
Friday
07/01
E-NE
Haw: 2-3
Face: 3-5
Rising

Saturday
07/02
E-NE
Haw: 2-3
Face: 3-5
Dropping Slowly

Sunday
07/03
E-NE
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
Holding

Monday
07/04
E-NE
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Holding

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Current Swells:

Thursday   06/30
Primary: Rising  E-NE  1-2-3' surf at 8 sec
Secondary: Dropping  S-SW  1-2' surf at 13 sec
Third: Rising Later  S-SW  1-2' surf at 16sec
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Marine Warnings:

Thursday   06/30
Small craft Adv channles
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Sailing Report:

Thursday   06/30
Good for all shores with 10-25 mph NE trades
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Diving Report:

Thursday   06/30
Good for North, good for West, fair-good for South and poor-fair for East dives

Oahu

SUNSET
Thursday   06/30
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
Trades moderate-fresh
fair

ROCKY POINT
Thursday   06/30
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
Trades moderate-fresh
semi-clean

Pipeline
Thursday   06/30
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
Trades moderate-fresh
diving , paddling and fishin'

HALEIWA
Thursday   06/30
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
Trades moderate-fresh
diving , paddling and fishin'

MAKAHA
Thursday   06/30
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
ENE Trades light
smooth

ALA MOANA
Thursday   06/30
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
good

Waikiki
Thursday   06/30
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
good

Diamond Head
Thursday   06/30
COMBO
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Sandy Beach
Thursday   06/30
COMBO
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
NE Trades moderate
fair to good

Makapuu
Thursday   06/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Maui

Hookipa
Thursday   06/30
NE
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
ENE Trades moderate
bumpy

Honolua
Thursday   06/30
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
Trades moderate-fresh
diving , paddling and fishin'
+SSW
Kihei
Thursday   06/30
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
NE Trades light-moderate
clean

Hana
Thursday   06/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Kauai

Hanalei
Thursday   06/30
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
diving , paddling and fishin'

Majors
Thursday   06/30
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
ENE Trades moderate
good

Poipu
Thursday   06/30
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Trades moderate-fresh
good

Kapaa
Thursday   06/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Big Island

Hamakua Coast
Thursday   06/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Kohala
Thursday   06/30
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
diving , paddling and fishin'

Kona
Thursday   06/30
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
good

Hilo
Thursday   06/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
ENE Trades moderate
rough

Kau
Thursday   06/30
COMBO
Haw: 2-3
Face: 3-5
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
fair

Weather

Surf Advisory and Warning Criteria
Location/shoreline Advisory Warning
North-Facing Shores- 15 Feet faces (8' Local) 25 Feet faces (15' local)
West-Facing Shores - 12 Feet (7' local) 20 Feet (12' local)
West-Facing- Big Is.- 8 Feet (4'+ local) 12 Feet (7' local)
South-Facing Shores- 8 Feet (4'+ local) 15 Feet (8' local)
East-Facing Shores- 8 Feet (4'+ local) 15 Feet (8' local)

Big Picture

BIG PICTURE
Thursday 6/9/16

The Jet continues to be weak but there’s enough trough right now in the 7 day outlook for tiny short period NW surf up to 2’ average around Monday 6/13. The Jet weakens further by next week. So any longer range Lows we see are sub gale and only allow for short period back ground shore lappers. Highs dominate the summer season so this is leading to mostly NE trade wrap for country.

NPAC
Recent-current: We’ve had a very fun run of 3’ NNE swell wrapping to select reefs this week. This will hold, fade, pulse and fade some into the weekend as trades remain fresh in addition to upstream winds.

Next 1: A weak spinner far NW ‘may’ lead to 2’ NW surf Monday.

Next 2: Monday on: More upsteam East winds from the large 1036mb High to the NE may bring in more windswell for select reefs the entire week.

Last: Strange storminess to our west will need monitoring. At this point we ‘may’ see 2’ surf at 10 sec Friday the 17th. Grasping.

SPAC:

The deep Jet had 160- to pockets of180kt a week ago spawning multiple storms SE of NZL with NE tracks. This leads to what will likely be one of the summer’s best back to back to back swells. Today 6/9) the flow points off to our SE better aimed at the Americas. By Friday the 10th the Jet is lame and takes a nap into Tuesday where- tho’ winds build- the flow is very zonal or west to east. Powerful Storms do track within but only small swells for us due to angular spreading with long periods are forecast for the long haul (week of 20th).

Recent and current: We’ve had SSW swells of 2’ this past week with minor exceptions. All inconsequential compared to what’s coming.

Next #1 and #2: Last Wednesday June 1st saw a long wide fetch develop SE of NZL. It veered NE as winds ramped to 45kts Thursday. By Friday some wind pockets far SE of NZL were 55kts (thus the 18 second forerunners today). The batch of NE pointing fetch was 1500 miles long and 700 miles wide. We should see a super slow rise later Wednesday and especially Thursday to 2-3’ from the SSW by afternoon with 2 pulses of 18 sec and 22 sec later from the fetch’s’ above. By Friday the action should really kick in with as these two combine. Look for 3-5’ Friday (2 swells of 3’ 15 + 3’ 20 sec). Trades will be fresh so some spots like DH and toward Koko Head will be challenged.

Next: #3: By Saturday yet another wide large 45-55kt fetch SE of NZL comes up. It morphs for a long lasting event peaking Sunday at 4-6’ with some standout reefs going larger. (Tahiti is going to go loony at 20’). This will slowly fade Monday but still be just over high surf advsys.

Last: A Low spawns just under Tahiti Monday the 6th with some 45kts but it ends up tracking SE away from us. Then by Tuesday-Wednesday a bigger 55kt fetch sets up further South. WW3 hints of 22 sec forerunners Monday the 13th and surf hitting 3-5’ at 20 sec Tuesday from the S-SSE. It will mix with the fading SSW. So sets will be plenty and form will be ‘interesting’ combo peaks.

Windward: Plenty NE Trades, plenty NE trade swells of 3’ average and no significant change in sight. The nearly stationary High continues this week with upstream winds developing esp again this next week. This lengthens the periods a hair which in turn refract a little higher near shore. Watch for possible 4’ sets next week of the 20th.

Tropics:
Nothing at over this 7 day forecast period.














Surf Advisory and Warning Criteria
Location/shoreline Advisory Warning
North-Facing Shores- 15 Feet faces (8' Local) 25 Feet faces (15' local)
West-Facing Shores - 12 Feet (7' local) 20 Feet (12' local)
West-Facing- Big Is. - 8 Feet (4'+ local) 12 Feet (7' local)
East-Facing Shores- 8 Feet (4+ local) 15 Feet (8’ local)

Tropical Storm - winds 39-73 mph (34-63 kt)
Category 1 - winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt)
Category 2 - winds 96-110 mph (83-95 kt)
Category 3 - winds 111-130 mph (96-113 kt)
Category 4 - winds 131-155 mph (114-135 kt)
Category 5 - winds 156 mph and up (135+ kt)


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