Maui Surf

NW Peaks Today, New Swell Due in For Weekend

October 21, 2016, 1:19 AM HST
* Updated October 20, 11:25 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all island waters.

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-2016-10-20-at-5-20-38-pmMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected to be chest/head high today. The best breaks could get up to overhead on the sets but easing through the day.

West: Surf is waist high today or less. Spots catching the wrap will be bigger.

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South: Surf is waist high today or less.

screen-shot-2016-10-20-at-5-20-30-pmAnother round of northwest swell is forecast to 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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