Lots of Swell Energy, Nice Conditions TodayJanuary 11, 2017, 1:38 AM HST · Updated January 10, 10:00 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
There are no marine alerts posted at this time.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Maui Surf Forecast
North: Surf is head high or more today with sets getting up to a few feet overhead at the best exposures.
West: Surf is waist/chest high today for most westerly exposures. With shoulder high sets at the best breaks.
South: Surf is waist/chest high today for most westerly exposures. With shoulder high sets at the best breaks.
North-northeast swell holds through the day today. Swell slowly eases Thursday into the weekend.
A new northwest swell is expected to build late Wednesday night, peak Thursday in the middle of the day and hold through Friday morning. A larger west-northwest is expected to fill in that afternoon.
Our current south-southwest swell is expected to peak Wednesday and hold through Thursday before fading Friday and into the weekend. No significant swells are on the horizon after this swell until about the 21st.
Keep in mind, surf heights are measured on the face of the wave from trough to crest. Heights vary from beach to beach, and at the same beach, from break to break.