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Maui Surf Report for January 14th, 2018

15-25++ foot
10-15++ foot
0-3 foot
10-15+ foot

The largest northwest (315-325 deg) swell of the season continues to impact the islands this morning. The offshore buoy (51101) northwest of Kauai peaked through the early evening hours [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for January 13th, 2018

15-25++ foot
8-12++ foot
0-3 foot
8-12++ foot

Long period swell energy has arrived at Buoy 51101 during the past several hours, and the swell height is now rising quickly there, with the buoy reporting 16 feet [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for January 6th, 2018

4-7 foot
1-3 foot
1-3 foot
2-4 foot

A new west-northwest swell is arriving in island waters this morning, but latest observations from buoy 51101 (NW of Kauai) indicate swell/wave heights slightly lower than anticipated. The expectation [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 30th, 2017

2-4 foot
0-3 foot
0-2 foot
1-4 foot

Small northwest swell will continue through Monday, with resulting surf remaining well below advisory levels on north and west facing shores. A larger northwest swell is due to arrive [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 26th, 2017

5-8+ foot
4-6 foot
0-2 foot
4-6 foot

Winds over the coastal waters have been veering from the southeast to south as a low northwest of the area tracks to the east. A front associated with the [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 23rd, 2017

4-6+ foot
2-4+ foot
1-3 foot
0-1 foot

An incoming north-northwest swell has shown signs of reaching Buoy 51101 to the northwest of the islands overnight. Expect this swell to increase over the next few hours, and [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 15th, 2017

6-10 foot
4-6 foot
0-2 foot
2-4+ foot

Northwest swell continues to slowly decline at the nearshore PacIOOS buoys, but has dropped off quickly during the past several hours at offshore Buoy 51101. The High Surf Advisory [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 13th, 2017

15-25+ foot
7-10++ foot
0-3 foot
1-4++ foot

A High Surf Warning is in effect for north and west facing shores of most islands with a High Surf Advisory for north facing shores of the Big Island [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 11th, 2017

8-12 foot
6-10 foot
0-3 foot
4-6 foot

The current north-northwest swell peaked across the coastal waters during the afternoon and early evening hours on Monday, and has been slowly declining overnight. Upstream buoys and wave guidance [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 10th, 2017

8-12+ foot
5-8+ foot
0-3 foot
3-5 foot

The north-northwest swell at Buoys 51101/51000 is running close to Wavewatch guidance currently, and is still forecast to peak later today around the islands. This swell will produce warning-level [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 9th, 2017

4-7 foot
1-4 foot
0-3 foot
1-4 foot

Surf along north and west facing shores will continue to subside through most of today as the old north-northwest swell fades out. The next north-northwest swell is forecast to [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 8th, 2017

7-10+ foot
4-7+ foot
0-3 foot
2-4+ foot

Due to a diminishing yet still large north-northwest swell, a High Surf Advisory is posted through Friday, with surf along exposed north and west facing shores expected to decrease [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 2nd, 2017

5-8 foot
3-5 foot
0-3 foot
5-8 foot

The north-northwest (330 deg) swell that peaked over the past couple of days will continue to ease through the weekend. Surf associated with this source along exposed north and [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 28th, 2017

6-8+ foot
4-6+ foot
0-2 foot
5-8 foot

Fresh to locally strong trade winds are expected to continue through most of the week, particularly in the channels and in the waters south of the Big Island, where [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 25th, 2017

4-7 foot
2-5 foot
0-3 foot
4-6 foot

The current north swell continues to fade this early Saturday morning, enough to cancel the high surf advisory for the north facing shores of the smaller islands. A High [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 23rd, 2017

10-20++ foot
8-12 foot
1-3 foot
10-15 foot

A High Surf Warning remains in effect through Friday morning for the north and east facing shores of all islands due to a very large north swell plus high [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 18th, 2017

2-4 foot rising
2-4 foot rising
1-3+ foot
2-4 foot

Surf along east facing beaches will gradually trend down over the weekend as the trades relax and the flow shifts out of the north as a front [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 15th, 2017

5-8 foot
4-6 foot
0-2 foot
5-8+ foot

Fresh to strong trades associated with 1034 mb high pressure building southward over the central Pacific following a dissipating frontal boundary that has moved into the area will translate [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 11th, 2017

4-6+ foot
4-6+ foot
1-3 foot
5-7 foot

The elevated north-northeast swell is now on the down trend. It has subsided enough to where the high surf advisory is canceled for the north facing shores. Advisory level [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 5th, 2017

3-5 foot
1-3 foot
1-3 foot
3-5 foot

A surface high centered far north-northeast of the state will move south through Monday, producing locally strong trade winds over the coastal waters. A Small Craft Advisory remains posted [...]