Maui Surf

High Surf Advisory for North Facing Shores

March 22, 2015, 6:43 AM HST
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Ho’okipa Surf / Image: Jimmie Hepp

 

By MauiNow Staff

Alerts

A high surf advisory is in affect for the north facing shores of Maui and Molokai.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, forecasted swell direction, height & period, tides, a surface map and expected wave heights.**

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Maui County Surf Forecast

North:  Surf heights expected to be head high to several feet overhead with largest waves in the morning and easing in the afternoon.

West:  Surf heights expected at waist-chest-shoulder height at well exposed breaks.

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South: Surf heights expected to be in the 1-2′ zone, with occasional larger sets.

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.  

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

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