Maui Surf

Solid NW Peaks Later Today for Maui County

April 20, 2016, 1:40 AM HST
* Updated April 19, 10:53 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel through 6 p.m. Thursday and could be extended if conditions persist.

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 2016-04-19 at 9.47.51 PMMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected to be overhead to double overhead today or more. The best breaks could get up to triple overhead late in the day.

West: Surf is pretty small today for west shores that aren’t catching the northwest. Breaks catching the wrap are expected to be up to double overhead or more at the best exposures.

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South: Surf is waist high or less today.

Screen Shot 2016-04-19 at 9.47.56 PMOur current northwest swell is expected to continue building today, peaking Wednesday afternoon/evening. The swell is expected to slowly fade Thursday and Friday.

Minimal southerly swells will trickle in through today. The next swell is expected to build in Thursday and peak Friday.

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

Image: NOAA / NWS

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Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

Image: NOAA / NWS

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