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Waves, Winds, Weather compliments of Dukes OceanFest

Your exclusive SNN Obs for this Thursday Aug. 21st 630am

High Surf Advsry for all Southern exposures in advance of a rising SSW.

Gorgeous leeward skies today with super light ENE trades early then filling to moderate 10-20+mph.  Low tide was at 7am .2 pushing High at 2pm 2'...new SSW is super lully and filling in all day with long 18 sec periods. Friday will have the most consistent sets.

NORTH: Down to inches and holding on background 0-1/2' NE wrap; it's smooth with clear skies and super light trades; perfect diving, paddling, swimming etc.  Clean offshores later. See our new SNN Laniakea and Chuns cams. West: Makaha is up and rising on the new SSW at 0-2 occ higher and other western reefs a little bigger 1-2' to solid 3' and it's glassy but will see some offshores by 8 or 9am. Town: Up and rising on the new 18 second SSW at an inconsistent 2-3' (watch for 4' sets later this morning/midday) at Ala Moana, Kaisers, Kewalos (check our new Bowls-Courts CAM); smooth light offshores; Dukes OceanFest will score Thursday-Sunday. Diamond Head: Up and rising SSW at 2' occas 3' with long lines (4' sets can come anytime) and so far it's fairly clean for now but later we'll see more typical sideoffshore bumpiness from the 10-20+ ENE trades by around 9 or 10am; Sandy's: Up and rising on the new SSW at 2' occ 3' (new sets coming) and Holding on the East swell at 1-2' mixing for some combo peaks again up to 3' for Pipe Littles to Cobbles with light sideoffshore bump and fairly clear. Bigger powerful sets coming.  East: Makapu'u: Up a hair and Holding 1-2+' on generic local trades on the left to the middle mostly and a bit smaller at Keiki's...10-20 mph E trades filling with the typical chop.

SNN BIG Picture updated Thursday 8/21 HERE

Events, News etc.

This Saturday the 23rd...The 1st Annual Turtle Bay Resort Biathlon benefiting Hawaii's Lifeguard & Water Safety Fund. Then it's a  free concert at Turtle Bay  by the Ron Artis II band, all to benefit Hawaii's Lifeguard & Water Safety Fund.  

ASP stop #6: The Billabong Tahiti Pro (holding period 15-24th). Day 3 will have more life threatening swell Sunday-Monday. GO HERE

The 13th Annual Dukes OceanFest kicked off this past weekend Aug 16 and doesnt stop till this Sunday the 24th. A new overhead SSW is here Thursday-Saturday! GO HERE

Quote of the week"I've tried body surfing. It's nice" Ziggy Marley

Turtle Bay Resort WNW surf session Saturday eve.

See the SNN animations page for a fast glance at the Storms & Weather HERE

 

 

 

 

 

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