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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 [...]

 

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 [...]