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New swell to bring more high surf

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Just a day after big surf drew crowds and local pro surfers to the north shore, a new north-northwest swell is forecast to arrive in the islands late Tuesday and peak Wednesday.

The forecast has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a new high surf advisory for the north shores of all islands except Lanai through 6 a.m. Wednesday. Waves are expected to rise overnight Monday and peak on Tuesday at around 14 to 18 foot face heights, slightly larger than Sunday's waves. A new swell from the west-northwest is then forecast to move in late Tuesday into Wednesday. More swells may keep the surf on the bigger side into the weekend.

Meanwhile a new swell on the south shore is forecast to arrive overnight Monday into Tuesday, with surf around 4-6 foot faces for select spots.

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