Small Southwest Swell Expected to Fill in Today

August 2, 2017, 9:03 AM HST · Updated August 2, 9:03 AM
Nikki Schenfeld · 0 Comments

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Maui Surf Forecast


North: Surf heights are expected to be knee/waist high today, mainly around Hāna.

West: Surf heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today. Some spots will be flat.

South: Surf heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today. Some spots will be flat.


Just small trade wind swell is forecast along east facing shores. This should pick up some Friday and into the weekend.

Our current small southwest is expected to fill in into Wednesday before easing Thursday. August 5th a larger swell is expected.

As we track Typhoon Noru, it’s now looking like just traces of swell will make it to Hawaii.

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.

Nikki Schenfeld
Nikki joined the Maui Now team in 2016 as a writer/reporter. Originally from Chicago, she has had internships with CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Chicago where she had the opportunity to interview some of Chicago's best athletes. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. She moved to Maui in 2013.


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