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High Surf Advisory Extended Today

December 28, 2016, 1:56 AM HST
* Updated December 27, 11:25 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Advisory: East shores of Maui and Molokai through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Small Craft Advisory: All coastal waters and channels due to east winds 20 to 25 knots and northeast winds in Ma’alaea Bay. Posted through Wednesday at 6 p.m.

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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Maui Surf Forecast

North: Surf is shoulder/head high today with the best breaks getting a few feet overhead on the sets.

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West: Surf is pretty flat today for most westerly exposures with bigger waves at the best exposures catching the northwest wrap.

South: Surf is expected to be pretty flat today for southern exposures.

Small south-southwest continues Wednesday. Nothing significant is expected out of the SPAC in the near future although a small south swell is forecast for the 31st and 1st with another little bump on the horizon for the 4th.

Our current northwest swell is forecast to begin to fade Wednesday.

A trade wind swell will also continue showing today.

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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