Maui Surf

May 30, 2018 Surf Forecast

May 30, 2018, 12:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Tuesday June 05: A new SW swell will build tonight and reach above-average heights tomorrow through Thursday. After a trend downward Friday and Saturday, a slightly larger above-average south swell is expected to build on Sunday, possibly peaking close to advisory levels early next week. Surf along east facing shores will rise to above average heights into the upcoming weekend. Only small surf is expected along north facing shores.
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.

North

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Surf: Waist to stomach high ENE wind swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with E winds 25-30mph in the morning decreasing to 20-25mph in the afternoon.

South

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

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with WNW winds 5-10mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon as the winds lighten to less than 5mph.

West

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Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean with ENE winds 20-25mph in the morning shifting E for 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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