Maui Surf

NNW is Fading Out Over the Weekend

November 19, 2016, 1:23 AM HST
* Updated November 18, 8:52 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00
A
A
A

no slideshow

Image: Aaron Lynton

Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Advisory is posted through 6 a.m. Saturday for north facing shores of Maui and Molokai.

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Maui County waters through 6 p.m. Sunday.

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.**

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

    +
    SWIPE LEFT OR RIGHT

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

 

screen-shot-2016-11-18-at-8-06-55-pmMaui Surf Forecast

North: Wave heights are overhead to double overhead at the best breaks and fading through the day.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

West: Surf is basically flat today. Northwest Maui will be a bit bigger but not as big as direct exposures.

South: Surf is basically flat today.

screen-shot-2016-11-18-at-8-06-47-pmOur current north-northwest swell is fading out over the weekend. A north-northwest is forecast to build on the 23rd with head high to slightly overhead surf at the best exposures. Another swell is forecast for the weekend after Thanksgiving as well.

Nothing significant is expected out of the SPAC for the foreseeable future.

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.**

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments