Christmas Day Surf Report
A Small Craft Advisory is posted through Friday at 6 p.m. for winds up to 25 knots and seas up to 10 feet.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
North: Wave heights are expected to be head high today. The best breaks could get up to a couple feet overhead early in the day.
West: Wave heights are knee/waist high today.
South: Wave heights are chest/head high today. Only trace amounts out of the south-southwest.
A new slightly better swell is expected to fill in Thursday night into Friday. A new northwest swell is forecast to fill in Sunday morning and peak in the afternoon. Another reinforcement is expected to build late Sunday and peak early Monday.
A new south-southwest is expected to build this weekend and peak Sunday into Monday around waist/chest high.
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.