Maui Surf

NNW Pulse Sneaks in Today for Maui County

October 19, 2016, 1:23 AM HST
* Updated October 18, 10:45 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual windy coastal channels and waters through Thursday at 6 p.m.

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-2016-10-18-at-10-16-19-pmMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected to be waist/chest high today. The best breaks could get up to shoulder high on the sets.

West: Surf is waist high today or less.

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South: Surf is waist high today or less.

screen-shot-2016-10-18-at-10-16-12-pmA little north-northwest pulse is sneaking in today and eases Thursday. Another round of northwest swell is forecast to build Thursday and peak Friday with occasional overhead sets. Some north-northwest energy is due in shortly thereafter for the weekend.

A modest trade swell will continue for north and east exposures.

Nothing significant is expected out of the SPAC with minimal leftovers expected this week.

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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