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Peʻahi Swell Peaks This Morning, High Surf Warning Extended
Peʻahi Swell Peaks This Morning, High Surf Warning Extended
November 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Maui Surf, Weather
 

Though not XXL in size, the current warning level swell is breaking at Peʻahi (Jaws). The surf is expected to peak this morning and gradually fade.


Peahi at "Jaws" on Jan. 22, 2014. Photo courtesy: francophotography with Morey Hawaii.
20-30′ Surf Prompts Extended Warning
January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf, Weather
 

A high surf warning has been extended until 6 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, due to ongoing hazardous conditions.


Warning Level Peahi Swell of January 2011 / File Photo by Wendy Osher
60-Year Old Woman Airlifted After Fall at “Jaws” Lookout
January 19th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

A 60-year-old Maui woman was airlifted to safety after slipping and falling on a trail near the big-wave “Jaws” look-out in the Peʻahi area on the North Shore.


File photo by Madeline Ziecker.
Northwest Swell Diminishing, Surf Advisory Continues
January 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf, Weather
 

A northwest swell peaked at around noon today, and is expected to gradually diminish below advisory levels overnight.


This image of Jeff Rowley at Jaws captures the moment before he collided with the wave.
VIDEO: Rowley Wiped Out at Jaws, Recovering
January 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Surf
 

A spokesperson for Rowley told Maui Now that Rowley “copped a good pounding” and is still recovering.


Warning Level Peahi Swell of January 2011 / File Photo by Wendy Osher
High Surf Warning to Bring 20-30 Foot Surf
January 18th, 2013 · Comments Off · Weather
 

An unusually long period northwest swell will bring warning level surf to the islands tonight and into the weekend. There is a High Surf Warning in effect for the North and West facing shores of Maui and Molokai; and the West facing shores of Lanai and Kahoolawe until 6 a.m. on Sunday, January 20, 2013.


Jaws. File photo courtesy Jeff Rowley.
VIDEO: Super Slow-Mo Footage of Jaws Surfer
December 21st, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf
 

This video features Australian surfer Jeff Rowley surfing big waves at Jaws on Thanksgiving 2012 in super slow-motion at 120 frames per second.


Jeff  Rowley. Photo credit: Minnie Vuong.
VIDEO: Rowley Paddles Into 50-foot Surf at ‘Jaws’ Maui
January 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Surf
 

The paddle-in feat in conditions described as 50-feet-plus, is considered a first for an Australian, according to Rowley, who called the ride “unbelievable.”


Mark Visser surfing Jaws at night.  Photo courtesy Fortrus Sports. Click image to view video.
Braving the Break: Surfing Jaws into Darkness
January 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui Surf, Weather
 

As if braving the break at the famed Jaws surf spot on Maui was not enough, international pro surfer Mark Visser, did it at night.


Warning Level Peahi Swell of January 2011 / File Photo by Wendy Osher
VIDEO: Jaws Surf Break attracts Surfers and Spectators to North Shore
January 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Maui News, Maui Surf, Weather
 

More spectators than surfers showed up as a large swell was set to peak around mid morning at the famous Jaws surf break along Mauis north shore.


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