Maui Surf

May 24, 2018 Surf Forecast

May 24, 2018, 12:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Wednesday May 30: No significant swells are expected, with surf below advisory levels along all shores. A small, long-period south-southwest swell will continue into the weekend. A small north-northwest swell will slowly diminish through Thursday. Another small northwest swell may give surf a slight bump along north facing shores over the weekend. Breezy trade winds will deliver choppy short-period waves to east facing shores into the weekend.
Surf heights are forecast heights of the face, or front, of waves. The surf forecast is based on the significant wave height, the average height of the one third largest waves, at the locations of the largest breakers. Some waves may be more than twice as high as the significant wave height. Expect to encounter rip currents in or near any surf zone.

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Surf: Knee to waist high NNW medium period swell for the morning going more N during the day.

Conditions: Sideshore/choppy with E winds 15-20mph.

South

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Surf: Knee to waist high SW long period swell with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy with WNW winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting WSW 5-10mph in the afternoon.

West

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Surf: Ankle to knee high N wind swell in the morning builds to knee to thigh high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Clean with E winds 10-15mph in the morning increasing to 15-20mph in the afternoon.

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

**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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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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