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Maui County Surf Forecast: High Surf Advisory Extended

October 19, 2017, 7:30 AM HST
* Updated October 19, 7:39 AM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Friday.

High Surf Advisory: Until 6 p.m. Friday for east facing shores.

Gale Warning: Through 6 p.m. Thursday.

Wind Advisory: Until 6 p.m. Thursday for Lāna’i & Kaho’olawe

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Maui Surf Forecast

North: Surf heights are expected to be chest/head high today for spots open to the trade swell. Northwest swell is down to waist high or less. New north-northwest starts building this evening.

West: Surf heights are expected to be chest/head high today for spots open to the trade swell. Spots not catching the trade swell but catching the northwest could get up to knee/waist high. Spots catching the southwest could get up to knee/waist high in the morning and dropping.

South: Surf heights are expected to be chest/head high today for spots open to the trade swell. Spots not catching the trade swell but catching the northwest could get up to knee/waist high. Spots catching the southwest could get up to knee/waist high in the morning and dropping.

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 through Saturday. Size will be down to about knee/waist high by Wednesday / Thursday.

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