Maui Surf

NW Swell Holds, Out of Season SW Swell Peaks

January 11, 2016, 1:55 AM HST
* Updated January 10, 10:09 PM
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Image: Jimmie Hepp / Pe’ahi Jaws 1.10.15

Alerts

A High Surf Warning is posted through 6 a.m. Monday for north and west facing shores of Molokai and the north shore of Maui. This is likely to become an advisory some time today.

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for Maui County windward waters and most channels through 6 p.m. Monday due to our large northwest swell.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**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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Screen Shot 2016-01-10 at 8.49.17 PMMaui Surf Forecast

North: Double overhead surf is expected for the best spots today.

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West: Wrap from a northwest swell will bring overhead to double overhead surf to West Maui spots that have northern exposure. Out of the southwest waist/shoulder high waves expected from Pali.

South: Wave heights are waist/shoulder high today out of the southwest thanks to Pali.

Screen Shot 2016-01-10 at 8.49.24 PMOur current northwest swell has begun a slow fading trend but will keep surf elevated through at least Tuesday.

Trade swell is expected to remain pretty small at waist high or less.

Our current south-southwest lingers with wave heights topping out in the knee high range. Tropical system Pali is expected to bring an out of season boost to southern shores, peaking Monday morning and lingering through 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.  

**Click here for your detailed Maui County weather report.**

Image: NOAA / NWS

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Image: NOAA / NWS

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