Maui Surf

NW Swell Slowly Easing Today

April 11, 2016, 1:58 AM HST
* Updated April 10, 10:32 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Advisory is in effect through 6 a.m. Monday for the north and west shores of Molokai and the north shore of Maui. This advisory could be extended if conditions warrant.

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 a.m. Tuesday for windward waters of Maui County and all channels.

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 2016-04-10 at 9.28.09 PMMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected about 8 to 12 foot faces. At the best breaks we could see possible bigger sets. Biggest early in the day.

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West: Surf is pretty flat today for west shores that aren’t catching the northwest. Breaks catching the wrap could get up to overhead or more on the sets.

South: Surf is ankle/knee high today.

Screen Shot 2016-04-10 at 9.28.16 PMOur solid, long period northwest swell is expected to slowly ease on Monday. Biggest waves will be seen early in the day.

Not much expected out of the SPAC anytime soon. Minimal southerly swell is expected to trickle in over the next few days. Swell is possible around April 18th or so.

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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