New Swell Fills in Today From SSW & NWApril 14, 2017, 1:03 AM HST · Updated April 13, 8:42 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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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.**
Maui Surf Forecast
North: Surf heights are expected to be waist/head high today in the morning and picking up overhead waves on the sets in the afternoon. By sunset there will be well overhead waves for the best spots.
West: Surf is knee/waist high today with tummy/chest high waves from time to time in the morning. By afternoon waist/shoulder high waves as the swell peaks.
South: Surf is knee/waist high today with tummy/chest high waves from time to time in the morning. By afternoon waist/shoulder high waves as the swell peaks.
A northwest reinforcement swell is expected to build into Friday, peaking late Friday and holding through Saturday before easing Sunday. A new swell is possible for the 18th.
A new swell is forecast to fill in out of the southwest Friday for the weekend. Another south-southwest is expected for the 19th to the 21st.
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.