Today’s Maui County Surf ReportSeptember 15, 2016, 5:34 AM HST · Updated September 15, 5:34 AM Maui Now Staff · 0 Comments
Small Craft Advisory Issued: September 15 at 3:28 AM HST until September 17 at 6:00 PM HST by NWS
Areas affected: Alenuihaha Channel; Big Island Leeward Waters; Big Island Southeast Waters; Maalaea Bay; Pailolo Channel
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**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, forecasted swell direction, height & period, tides, a surface map and expected wave heights.**
Maui County Surf Forecast
North: Surf heights are expected in the head high to 1ft overhead range today. Small mid period swell from the northwest holding during the day. Light east winds with a slight chop, Increasing later.
West: Surf heights are expected in the ankle to knee high range today. Small long period swell from the south-southwest holding during the day. Light east-northeast winds with a slight chop, Increasing later.
South: Surf heights are expected in the waist to shoulder high occ. 5ft. Peaking SSW swell.
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.