NNE & NW Swells Fading, New Swells for Weekend
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
High Surf Warning: East shores of Molokai and Maui through 6 a.m. Friday.
High Surf Advisory: North shore of Maui & Molokai through 6 a.m. Friday. East shores could be under the advisory if the warning expires as expected at 6 a.m.
Marine Weather Statement: A large north-northeast swell will continue to impact Kahului harbor with moderate harbor surges and large breaking waves at the harbor entrance. Mariners should use extreme caution when entering or leaving port and when mooring or launching vessels.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Maui Surf Forecast
North: Most spots will be head high to overhead today as the swells fade.
West: Surf is ankle/waist high today. Spots catching some of the west-northwest wrap will be bigger up to should high or even overhead.
South: Surf is ankle/waist high today. The best spots catching the wrap could get bigger.
Our current large north-northeast swell fades today along with a smaller northwest. A larger west-northwest is forecast for Saturday. Another round of surf is expected to fill in Monday, peak Tuesday and ease Wednesday with a smaller northwest on tap for the 11th.
Nothing significant expected out of the South Pacific any time soon.
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.