Maui Surf

SSE Peaks This Weekend

May 2, 2015, 1:00 AM HST
* Updated May 1, 8:18 PM
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Ho’okipa / Image: Jimmie Hepp

By Meteorologist Malika Dudley / Email: [email protected]

Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Maui County channels and Māʻalaea Bay through 6:00 p.m. Sunday. East winds up to 30 knots are forecasted along with rough seas of 10 to 13 feet. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, forecasted swell direction, height & period, tides, a surface map and expected wave heights.**

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Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 7.13.33 PMMaui County Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected around chest/head high today for spots along Hana for example. Messy conditions due to the winds.

West: Pretty flat conditions are expected today for spots shadowed from the swells.

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South: Ankle to knee high waves are expected today. Best breaks could get a bit bigger on the sets.

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 7.13.43 PMA boost out of the south-southeast is expected to peak over the weekend. Next week we could see some fun activity building in around May 5th.

Not a lot expected out of the North Pacific for the next few days. A couple of small swells could move in around May 5th and again on the 8th.

Keep in mind, surf heights are measured on the face of the wave from trough to crest. Heights vary from beach to beach, and at the same beach, from break to break.  

**Click here for your detailed Maui County weather report.**

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