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Maui Surf Forecast for October 20, 2021

October 20, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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Chris Archer / ArcherShoots


Shores Today Thursday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 6-8 9-12 9-12 7-10
West Facing 2-4 3-5 3-5 3-5
South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
East Facing 2-4 3-5 3-5 2-4
TODAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the lower 80s.
Winds Northeast winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Kahului Low 0.6 feet 08:16 AM HST.
High 2.0 feet 01:56 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:23 AM HST.
Sunset 5:58 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Partly cloudy. Isolated showers.
Low Temperature Around 70.
Winds East winds around 10 mph.
Tides
Kahului Low 0.0 feet 08:11 PM HST.
High 2.4 feet 02:52 AM HST.
THURSDAY

Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers.
High Temperature In the mid 80s.
Winds East winds around 15 mph.
Tides
Kahului Low 0.7 feet 08:52 AM HST.
High 1.9 feet 02:14 PM HST.
Sunrise 6:24 AM HST.
Sunset 5:57 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A moderate, long period northwest to north swell (340 degrees) is arriving this morning. The forerunners of this new swell reached the northwest offshore buoys last night and are now just arriving along the northwest Kauai coastline during the pre-dawn hours. This swell will build through the day and peak tonight into Thursday morning with a Thursday afternoon decline. A reinforcing north swell (010 degrees) is expected to fill in just behind this swell Thursday night and peak Friday. The later of these two swells could lift surf to near High Surf Advisory thresholds during this Friday or Friday night peak.

Background South Pacific energy will hold south shore surf. South surf should experience a small late week bump as new medium period, low southwest to southeast swells fill in Friday and Saturday.

Surf along east facing shores should experience some wrap from the pair of north swells the next few days. East wind wave swell will be on the rise into the weekend in response to strengthened trade winds.

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NORTH SHORE

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am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Light sideshore texture in the morning with E winds 5-10mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ENE 10-15mph.

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SOUTH SHORE

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NW 5-10mph.

WEST SIDE

am        pm  

Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean with E winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting NE 10-15mph in the afternoon.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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