NW Peaked Overnight, Slowly FadingApril 28, 2016, 1:02 AM HST · Updated April 27, 10:17 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel through 6 p.m. Thursday.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**
Maui Surf Forecast
North: Wave heights are expected to be about waist/head high today and slowly decreasing.
West: Surf is ankle/knee high today for west shores that aren’t catching the northwest. Breaks catching the wrap are expected to be up to waist/head high at the best exposures and decreasing.
South: Surf is knee/waist high today, with tummy/chest high waves at the best breaks on the sets.
Northwest pulse peaked overnight and fades through the end of the work week. Another swell is possible for the weekend, building late Friday, peaking Saturday and easing Sunday into the upcoming week. Another pulse is possible around May 3rd.
Small south-southwest swell is expected to continue this week up to waist high. A fun swell is expected to build Saturday and peak May 1st.
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.