Maui Surf

October 26, 2018 Surf Forecast

October 26, 2018, 5:00 AM HST
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HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES

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Swell Summary

Outlook through Friday November 02: A moderate north-northwest swell is expected to fill in late Saturday, resulting in near advisory-level surf for north facing shores Saturday night through Sunday. Near advisory-level surf is possible again late Tuesday through Wednesday of next week as a long-period northwest swell arrives. Surf along south facing shores will slowly lower through the weekend into early next week.
Surf heights are forecast heights of the face, or front, of waves. The surf forecast is based on the significant wave height, the average height of the one third largest waves, at the locations of the largest breakers. Some waves may be more than twice as high as the significant wave height. Expect to encounter rip currents in or near any surf zone.

North

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Surf: Waist high NNW medium period swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions: Sideshore/choppy with E winds 15-20mph.

South

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Surf: Waist to stomach high S ground swell for the morning with occasional chest sets. This builds to chest to shoulder high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SW.

West

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Surf: Knee to waist high NNW medium period swell.

Conditions: Clean with E winds 10-15mph in the morning increasing to 15-20mph in the afternoon.

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

**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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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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