Maui Surf

Small Craft Advisory, Small Omais Swell Soon

August 11, 2016, 9:31 PM HST
* Updated August 10, 9:48 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the Pailolo and ʻAlenuihāhā channels as well as Māʻalaea Bay through 6 a.m. Friday.

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 2016-08-10 at 8.48.33 PMMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected to be around waist/shoulder high today.

West: Surf is ankle/knee high today.

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South: Surf is around knee/thigh high today.

Screen Shot 2016-08-10 at 8.48.27 PMOnly trace amounts of swell today out of the south. Nothing significant through at least mid-month. Chances are looking better that a swell will line up around the 16th.

Omais (near Japan) has generated a very small swell for northwesterly spots that will trickle in Sunday into early next week. Javier (near Mexico) and Conson (east of Mariana Islands) aren’t looking like wave makers for us.

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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