Maui Surf

WNW Swell Builds Later Today

October 25, 2016, 1:18 AM HST
* Updated October 24, 10:36 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual channels and waters through 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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-2016-10-24-at-8-57-55-pmMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are expected to build through the day up to head high to a few feet overhead by sunset.

West: Surf is knee/thigh high today. Spots catching the wrap will be bigger.

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South: Surf is waist high today or less.

screen-shot-2016-10-24-at-8-57-49-pmNew west-northwest swell is expected to build Tuesday into Wednesday. Peaking with well overhead sets late Tuesday into early Wednesday. The swell fades late Wednesday through the end of the week.

Trade swell drops slightly today with waist/chest high waves for the best exposures. Conditions will be pretty blown out.

Nothing significant is expected out of the SPAC with minimal southern hemisphere swell around waist high or less today.

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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