Maui Surf

Trade Swell, SW Swells Continue Today

October 17, 2017, 1:29 AM HST
* Updated October 16, 8:13 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 a.m. Thursday.

High Surf Advisory: Until 6 p.m. Tuesday for south shores and 6 p.m. Wednesday for east facing shores.

Gale Warning: Through 6 a.m. Thursday.

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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Maui Surf Forecast

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North: Surf heights are expected to be waist/chest high today. The best breaks could get up to shoulder high. Trade swell could get overhead at the best exposures.

West: Surf heights are expected to be waist/shoulder high today for spots open to the swells with northerly influence. The best breaks could get up to head high. Trade swell could get overhead at the best exposures. Spots catching the southwest could get up to chest/head high.

South: Spots catching the south-southwest swell are forecast to be chest/head high today.

Northeast trade swell for eastern exposures is forecast to hold up to chest / head high with overhead sets. A new north-northwest pulse is forecast to fill in Friday with another northwest pulse expected for Monday.

Our current south swell is forecast to slowly fade for southern exposures Tuesday through Saturday.

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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