Maui Surf

SW Swell Holds & Peaks Through Friday

May 19, 2016, 1:12 AM HST
* Updated May 18, 10:37 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 a.m. Thursday for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel.

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 2016-05-18 at 8.20.02 PMMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected to be about waist/shoulder high today but messy.

West: Surf is ankle/knee high today for west shores without exposure to the swells. Exposures catching the swell will get up to knee/waist high or so with the best breaks hitting tummy/chest high on the sets.

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South: Surf is knee/chest high today.

Screen Shot 2016-05-18 at 8.30.32 PMSmall southerly swell is still showing. A southwest is holding and topping out through Friday. We may get a fun swell for next week. Will keep an eye on it.

Storm activity isn’t expected and therefore there are no notable swells on the horizon out of the NPAC.

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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