Maui Surf

Celia Swell Holds Through Weekend

July 16, 2016, 1:35 AM HST
* Updated July 15, 10:50 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 p.m. Saturday for northeast to east winds from 20 to 25 knots.

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 2016-07-15 at 7.53.22 PMMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected to be around waist/head high for spots catching the Celia generated swell. The best breaks could get up to overhead on the sets.

West: Surf is waist/shoulder high today with breaks blocked by other islands in the ankle/waist high range. The best breaks could get up to head high.

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South: Surf is waist/shoulder high today. The best breaks could get up to head high on the sets.

Screen Shot 2016-07-15 at 7.53.16 PMOur current south-southwest swell is forecast to hold through the weekend and into next week.

Quiet in the North Pacific at this time.

East swell from tropical system Celia has generated more swell. East swell is expected to build into Saturday, peak late Saturday and hold through Sunday / Monday. Darby is also likely to generate swell for us the second half of next week around the 21st. Will keep an eye on the development and bring you details as they become clearer.

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.**

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