Maui Surf

September 25, 2018 Surf Forecast

September 25, 2018, 5:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Tuesday October 02: A moderate north-northwest swell is expected to fill in Friday and hold into the weekend before easing. Surf heights should remain below the advisory levels for north facing shores. A small to moderate southwest swell is expected to begin filling in Thursday, then hold into the weekend before gradually easing. A slightly larger south- southwest swell is expected to fill in Tuesday of next week and hold through midweek. Surf along east facing shores will remain small through the week, then gradually increase over the upcoming 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.

North

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Surf: Knee high N wind swell.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ENE.

South

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Surf: Knee to thigh high S medium period swell.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNE winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting S 5-10mph.

West

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Surf: Knee high NNE wind swell.

Conditions: Glassy with S winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting N for the afternoon.

Image: NOAA

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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