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Maui Surf Report for March 23rd, 2019

8-12+ foot
5-8 foot
1-3 foot
1-4 foot

Trade winds will shift out of a more easterly direction and strengthen into the fresh to strong category today through Monday as high pressure builds north of the state. A combination [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for March 19th, 2019

10-15++ foot
5-8+ foot
0-3 foot
1-4 foot

Moderate to locally strong trades will continue tonight, then ease Tuesday through Wednesday as a front passes by well to the north of the islands. A Small Craft Advisory remains in [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for March 9th, 2019

8-12 foot
3-5+ foot
2-4+ foot
4-6 foot

A slow-moving surface high with a central pressure near 1033 mb will sit about 850 nm northeast of the islands through the weekend, supporting strong to near gale force trade winds. [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for March 2nd, 2019

3-5 foot
3-5 foot
0-2 foot
1-4 foot

The tail-end of a front passing well to the north of the area today will drift south into the local area Sunday. Fresh to locally strong trades will quickly fill in [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for February 22nd, 2019

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

Minimal marine hazards are expected through the weekend. A surface trough near the Big Island and a bubble high north of the area will keep light northeast winds over the smaller [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for February 16th, 2019

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

Locally strong and gusty winds are expected to continue over the western waters today with strong high pressure to the north and a low to the east. The low to the [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for February 13th, 2019

10-15+ foot
5-8+ foot
2-4+ foot
8-12+ foot

Satellite imagery showed a cloud band associated with a an old frontal boundary dropping south over the area this morning bringing moderate to heavy showers and a surge of strong north- [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for February 2nd, 2019

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

High pressure north of the state will keep moderate to strong trades in place through tonight. The trades will diminish to moderate levels Sunday through Monday, then strengthen briefly back into [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for January 26th, 2019

8-12+ foot
4-6+ foot
1-3 foot
3-5 foot

Fresh to strong northerly winds will continue to filter southward today as a cold front across the Big Island passes east of the state. Trades are forecast to return by Sunday [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for January 19th, 2019

3-6 foot
1-4 foot
1-3 foot
2-4 foot

As an area of high pressure passes north of the state, trade winds will increase and become fresh to locally strong through tonight. This will produce Small Craft Advisory winds across [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for January 12th, 2019

10-20+ foot
8-12 foot
1-3 foot
2-4+ foot

A ridge just north of the islands will keep light easterly to variable winds over the area into the first half of next week. A front is expected to push down [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for January 5th, 2019

4-6 foot
2-4 foot
1-3 foot
2-4 foot

Government Shutdown Issues
Due to the idiotic government shutdown, many services are not available. Please be aware that several charts and models can not be created for this report due to this.

Trade [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 30th, 2018

3-5 foot
1-3 foot
0-3 foot
3-5 foot

High pressure north of the state will keep moderate to strong trade winds blowing across the marine area through Friday. A Small Craft Advisory is now in effect for the typically [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 26th, 2018

6-10+ foot
2-4+ foot
0-3 foot
2-4 foot

The light to moderate trade winds will be giving way to a light and variable wind situation over the western part of the island chain by tonight, while a light to [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 18th, 2018

8-12+ foot
4-6+ foot
1-3+ foot
2-4+ foot

Long-period forerunners from a new northwest swell have hit the NOAA buoys 51001 and 51101 last evening and continued to move southeastward toward the island chain through the night. Surf is [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 16th, 2018

15-20+ foot
8-12+ foot
0-3 foot
2-4+ foot

High pressure to the north will maintain moderate to locally strong trade winds through tonight. A front approaching from the northwest will shift the high further to the east, which will [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 6th, 2018

10-15+ foot
5-8 foot
0-3 foot
1-4 foot

The active pattern across the northern Pacific is forecast to continue through the upcoming weekend with reinforcing moderate to large north and northwest swells expected across the Hawaiian waters [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 5th, 2018

10-15+ foot
3-5+ foot
0-2 foot
2-4 foot

Buoy 51101 had a peaked swell height of 15 feet and a period of 15 to 17 seconds at 11 pm HST. It is a couple of feet lower as of [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 4th, 2018

4-6 am | 8-12 pm
2-4 am | 6-10 pm
0-2 foot
1-4+ foot

High pressure north of the state will keep a fresh to strong trade wind flow in place across the coastal waters through Friday. Expect a [...]

 

Maui Surf Report for December 3rd, 2018

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

High pressure well north of the state will shift eastward over the next several days, keeping moderate to locally breezy trade winds in place across the marine area. A Small Craft [...]