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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 [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 4th, 2017

3-5 foot
1-3 foot
1-3 foot
2-4 foot

The trade winds have built to locally strong, to around 25 knots, thereby prompting the issuance of a Small Craft Advisory for waters around Maui County and waters south [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for November 3rd, 2017

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

Trade winds are expected to increase across the state as high pressure builds in from the northeast. Thus a Small Craft Advisory, beginning Friday morning, has been posted for [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 29th, 2017

10-15 foot
4-6+ foot
1-3 foot
1-4 foot

The current northwest swell continues to gradually decline early this morning. The NOAA buoys located northwest of the state are measuring a swell height of around 7 feet with [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 28th, 2017

10-20+ foot
4-6+ foot
2-4 foot
2-4+ foot

A large, long-period northwest swell continues across the Hawaiian waters early this morning. Recent observations suggest the swell height may be a couple of feet above guidance. As a [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 27th, 2017

12-18++ foot
5-8+ foot
2-4 foot
5-7+ foot

A large long-period northwest swell will move across Hawaiian waters during the next couple of days. Buoy 51001, located 180 nm northwest of Kauai, continues to feel the low [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 25th, 2017

10-15+ foot
5-8+ foot
3-5 foot
2-4+ foot

A front near the northern tip of the Big Island this morning will be moving slowly east through tonight. It is slated to be east of the Big Island by Thursday morning. The front is then expected to stall and weaken to a [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 23rd, 2017

4-6+ foot
Flat
0-2 foot
0-2 foot

Light winds continue across the coastal waters tonight. The background flow is expected to become more south and southwest overnight and Monday is response to a front moving towards the [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 22nd, 2017

2-4 foot
3-5 foot
0-2 foot
Flat

A ridge north of the area will shift south ahead of a front approaching from the northwest. Winds will weaken and shift out of the southeast today as the ridge [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 21st, 2017

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

The recent long-lived run of strong trade winds will be soon ending as a rapidly developing storm-force low replaces the high to the north of the islands on Sunday. [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 18th, 2017

5-7 foot
3-4 foot
Flat
4-5 foot

Hazardous marine conditions will continue through Friday due to strong- to gale-force trade winds and rough seas. Latest buoy observations around the islands reflect this and are holding within the [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 14th, 2017

2-5+ foot
2-5 foot
1-4 foot
4-6+ foot

Strong to gale-force east-northeasterly trade winds and associated short-period rough seas will dominate the marine forecast for the second half of the weekend and most of next week as strong high pressure will prevail north of the area.

The expectation is that winds will increase through Saturday evening, and then remain elevated [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for October 7th, 2017

5-8+ foot
4-7 foot
2-4 foot
5-8+ foot

Winds will be light through the weekend due to a low pressure system moving toward the west-southwest towards the main Hawaiian Islands. The low is forecast to become nearly stationary several hundred miles north of the state by Sunday. Models indicate that the low will weaken early next week which will [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for September 30th, 2017

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

A northwest swell associated with a developing storm-force low far northwest of the islands is forecast to fill in across local waters late Sunday, peak Monday, then slowly ease into midweek. Guidance supports a peak around 7 to 8 feet at the northwest offshore buoys late Sunday night into Monday morning. [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for September 23rd, 2017

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

Surf along south facing shores will remain small through early next week, with mainly background southeast and southwest swell energy expected. The next potential long-period pulse out of the southwest from the Tasman Sea is expected by Sunday and could lead to a slight increase in surf. For the extended forecast, [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for September 16th, 2017

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

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Wind speeds will increase to Small Craft Advisory (SCA) threshold across the typically windy waters around Maui County [...]