Maui Surf

Size Holds in AM, Fading in PM

February 3, 2016, 1:02 AM HST
* Updated February 2, 10:26 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Warning is posted for north and west shores of Molokai and the north shore of Maui through 6 a.m. Wednesday. The warning may be extended or become a High Surf Advisory after that time.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for windward waters of Maui County and all channels through 6 a.m. Wednesday. The advisory may be extended if conditions warrant.

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 2016-02-02 at 9.47.44 PMMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are double to triple overhead with the best spots up to 20 foot faces or more.

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West: Wrap from the northwest swell affects some western shores today. Spots with northern exposure could get up to double overhead or more.

South: Wave heights are waist high or less today out of the south-southwest. Many spots will be flat.

Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 9.47.51 PMThe northwest reinforcement is expected to slowly begin fading Wednesday afternoon and evening. Only small leftovers by Thursday. Another swell is expected to fill in Sunday.

Not much expected out of the SPAC the next few days. A possible small swell could fill in starting February 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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