Thu, December 13, 2018

Maui Surf Report


Current conditions overview

    Strong trade winds will persist as robust high pressure remains north of the area through Friday. The high will weaken and drift south over the weekend, resulting in a gradual easing of the trades.

Maui leeward waters forecast

Leeward waters are on the western shores of the Hawaiian Islands. If you are on the beaches of South Kihei, they are right out front.

  • Headlines: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
  • TONIGHT: Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet.
  • FRIDAY: East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT: Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet.
  • SATURDAY: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet.
  • SATURDAY NIGHT: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet increasing to 8 feet after midnight.
  • SUNDAY: Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet.
  • SUNDAY NIGHT: Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet.
  • MONDAY: Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 6 to 7 feet.
  • TUESDAY: Northeast winds 15 knots rising to to 25 knots after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 7 feet. Northwest swell 7 to 9 feet. Scattered showers.

Maui windward waters forecast

Windward waters are on the eastern and northeastern shores of the Hawaiian Islands. Surf spots in Hana and Haiku/Paia would fall into this category.

  • Headlines: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
  • TONIGHT: East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.
  • FRIDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.
  • SATURDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • SATURDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet increasing to 13 feet after midnight. Isolated showers.
  • SUNDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 14 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • SUNDAY NIGHT: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 13 feet. Isolated showers.
  • MONDAY: East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 9 to 11 feet. Isolated showers.
  • TUESDAY: Northeast winds 10 knots becoming north 20 knots. Wind waves 5 to 7 feet. Northwest swell 12 to 14 feet. Scattered showers.

Maui surf report for major surf spots for December 13

Wave, wind and period chart