Maui Surf

High Surf Advisory Posted Today

February 15, 2016, 1:04 AM HST
* Updated February 14, 10:22 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for all Maui County windward waters and most channels through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

A Gale Warning is posted for all off shore waters.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for the north and west shores of Molokai and the north shore of Maui through 6 p.m. Monday.

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

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**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 2016-02-14 at 8.33.49 PMMaui Surf Forecast

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North: Wave heights are overhead to double overhead with the best spots topping out around 12 foot faces or more. Fading trend by the evening.

West: Wrap from the west-northwest swell affecting some western shores today. Spots with the exposure could get up to overhead to double overhead or more on the sets.

South: Wave heights are knee/thigh high today out of the south-southwest.

Screen Shot 2016-02-14 at 8.33.56 PMOur current west-northwest swell is bringing advisory level surf to the west side of the Big Island. The swell shifts direction and begins to fade Tuesday.

Another fun size west-northwest is possible next weekend.

Not much expected from the SPAC. Just background southern hemi surf expected.

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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