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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for January 14th, 2018   1 day, 21 hours ago · View

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    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 Saturday at 23 ft, which is corresponding to peak seas and surf over the exposed waters and beaches this morning over the smaller [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for January 13th, 2018   2 days, 20 hours ago · View

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    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 at 21 seconds as of 3 AM. This is only a few hours behind the timing indicated by the latest Wavewatch guidance. Satellite [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for January 6th, 2018   1 week, 2 days ago · View

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    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 is that the swell will continue to rise to forecast values, and a High Surf Advisory (HSA) is in effect for north and west [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 30th, 2017   2 weeks, 1 day ago · View

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    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 early Tuesday, then peak Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday night, producing surf near advisory levels for north and west facing shores. This swell could [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 26th, 2017   2 weeks, 6 days ago · View

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    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 low will begin affecting the islands today through, at least, tonight. The feature will bring widespread showers and periods of thunderstorms to much [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 23rd, 2017   3 weeks, 2 days ago · View

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    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 will likely reach Kauai by this afternoon. A High Surf Advisory has been posted for the north and west shores of Kauai and Niihau, [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 15th, 2017   1 month ago · View

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    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 for north and west facing shores has been dropped as surf on those shores will continue to gradually decline today. Strong northeast winds are expected [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 13th, 2017   1 month ago · View

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    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 of Hawaii. A very large north northwest swell is peaking this morning, but remain quite large on Thursday, then subside through Saturday. North winds are spreading [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 11th, 2017   1 month ago · View

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    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 show that this decline will continue today. The high surf warning has been dropped and replaced by a high surf advisory for north [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 10th, 2017   1 month ago · View

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    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 surf for north and some west facing shores of most smaller islands, before subsiding on Monday. A High Surf Warning remains in effect for [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 9th, 2017   1 month, 1 week ago · View

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    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 arrive during the afternoon and build quickly tonight into Sunday morning. This swell will likely produce warning-level surf for north and some west [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 8th, 2017   1 month, 1 week ago · View

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    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 below advisory levels by the end of the day. Another large north-northwest is expected Saturday night and Sunday, likely producing warning-level surf along most [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for December 2nd, 2017   1 month, 2 weeks ago · View

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    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 west facing shores will respond and trend down. The high surf advisory for north facing shores has been dropped this morning. The latest surface [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for November 28th, 2017   1 month, 2 weeks ago · View

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    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 Small Craft Advisory levels are expected. A series of north-northwest swells will be arriving in the islands over the next several days, which will [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for November 25th, 2017   1 month, 3 weeks ago · View

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    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 Surf Warning remains in place for the north facing shores of the Big Island to until 10 am HST this morning. It is likely [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for November 23rd, 2017   1 month, 3 weeks ago · View

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    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 wind waves due to strong to near-gale force northeast trade winds. Wave heights have been running quite a bit higher than forecast by the [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for November 18th, 2017   1 month, 4 weeks ago · View

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    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 drops south into the area and seas continue to lower. Surf along north facing shores will remain up through much of the period due [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for November 15th, 2017   2 months ago · View

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    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 to rough boating conditions across the Hawaiian waters through Thursday. A mix of wind seas, a small west-northwest (300 deg) swell and a, [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for November 11th, 2017   2 months ago · View

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    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 surf, however, still continues for the east facing shores. The surf should be below advisory level by noon to where the advisory can [...]

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    OMaui Admin wrote a new blog post: Maui Surf Report for November 5th, 2017   2 months, 1 week ago · View

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    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 for the typically windy waters adjacent to the Big Island and the islands of Maui County through Monday afternoon. In addition, the winds are [...]

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