Maui Surf

November 14, 2018 Surf Forecast

November 14, 2018, 5:00 AM HST
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HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH FACING SHORES

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Swell Summary

Outlook through Wednesday November 21: The current north-northwest swell will hold steady today, then subside through Thursday. A reinforcing northwest to north-northwest swell expected Thursday night will likely boost surf back above the advisory threshold on Friday and gradually subside through the weekend. Surf will build along east facing shores over the weekend as winds increase, but will remain below advisory levels. Winds may further strengthen next week, and may bring advisory level surf along east facing shores. Only small surf is expected along south 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: 1-3′ overhead high NNW ground swell.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with S winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ENE 5-10mph.

South

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Surf: Ankle to knee high S ground swell for the morning going more SW during the day.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the WNW.

West

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Surf: Chest to head high NNW ground swell with occasional slightly overhead high sets.

Conditions: Clean with SSE winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting NE 5-10mph 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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