Maui Surf

Advisory Level Surf Continues, Gale Watch Posted

November 29, 2016, 1:55 AM HST
* Updated November 28, 11:11 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

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

A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores until 6 a.m. Thursday.

A Gale Watch is posted through 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

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**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-2016-11-28-at-10-46-05-pmMaui Surf Forecast

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North: Waist/head high or more surf is expected today. The best breaks could get a bit bigger on the sets.

West: Surf is knee/waist high today with the best exposures getting up to chest/shoulder high out of the south-southwest. Northwest Maui will catch some wrap at spots exposed to that direction.

South: Surf is knee/waist high today or more.

screen-shot-2016-11-28-at-10-46-00-pmOverlapping northwest swells are expected through Thursday. A solid northwest is expected for December 2, building Thursday night.

New south-southwest swell expected to peak into Tuesday with waist to chest/shoulder high sets at the best breaks. Swell energy starts to fade Wednesday.

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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