Today’s Surf ReportSeptember 27, 2016, 6:58 AM HST · Updated September 27, 6:58 AM Maui Now Staff · 0 Comments
Small Craft Advisory issued this morning until tomorrow at 6 pm. 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 around the waist high range across the better northerly exposures, mostly less. Small short period wind waves from the north-northwest rising later in the day. Light east-northeast winds with a slight chop.
West: Much of SW Maui will be completely flat. Minimal SSW swell, with waves around waist high or less across the Southern Hemi exposures, mostly less.
South: Surf heights are expected in the knee to thigh high range. Minor SSW swell. FLAT for spots shadowed by the offshore islands.
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.