Trade Swell Builds Today for Maui CountyMeteorologist Malika Dudley · October 13, 2017, 1:58 AM HST (Updated October 12, 2017, 6:44 PM) · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
There are no weather alerts posted at this time.
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Maui Surf Forecast
North: Surf heights are expected to be knee/chest high today.
West: Spots catching the south-southwest swell are forecast to be knee/waist high today. Spots catching the trade swell could be up to knee/chest high.
South: Spots catching the south-southwest swell are forecast to be knee/waist high today.
Northeast trade swell for eastern exposures is forecast to build over Friday and into the weekend up to about head high, possibly overhead by Sunday. Looking ahead, we expect a northwest swell around the 15th and some trade swell late next week.
A new southwest swell is forecast to build for southern exposures late Saturday into Sunday, peak late Sunday and hold through Monday / Tuesday.
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.
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