Maui Surf

November 07, 2018 Surf Forecast

November 7, 2018, 5:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Wednesday November 14: A small northwest swell will fill in today. This swell is expected to hold and gradually veer to the north-northwest on Friday. A larger short-period north swell is expected to move in over the weekend into early next week and may bring near advisory surf to north facing shores. A small south-southwest swell will arrive tonight and linger through Friday, then another another slightly larger and very long period southwest swell may arrive on Saturday. No other significant swells are expected.
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 NW ground swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions: Semi clean/textured in the morning with E winds 10-15mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 15-20mph.

South

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Surf: Ankle to knee high SW ground swell in the morning builds for the afternoon with occasional sets up to thigh high.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with N winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the WNW.

West

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Surf: Knee to thigh high NW ground swell.

Conditions: Clean with E winds 5-10mph in the morning increasing to 10-15mph 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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