Maui Surf

Swells Peak Today for Maui County

December 28, 2015, 1:51 AM HST
* Updated December 27, 10:01 PM
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Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through Monday at 6 a.m. for winds up to 25 knots and seas up to 12 feet.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for north and east facing shores of Maui and Molokai through 6 a.m. Monday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

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

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Screen Shot 2015-12-27 at 6.58.51 PMMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected double overhead or more early in the day. Trade swell will also mix in at about head high.

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West: Wave heights are overhead or more out of the northwest and waist/chest high out of the south-southwest.

South: Wave heights are waist/chest high or more today out of the south-southwest. Trade swell will be on the way down today.

Screen Shot 2015-12-27 at 6.58.57 PMA new northwest swell is forecast to peak early Monday before starting an easing trend through Tuesday. Tuesday overhead waves are still expected.

Overhead trade swell is expected to gradually fade through Tuesday.

Our current south-southwest is expected to bring fun surf into Monday around waist/chest high before fading on Tuesday.

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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Image: NOAA / NWS

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