Tue, October 16, 2018

Maui Surf Report


Current conditions overview

    A ridge of high pressure north of the islands will be strengthened by a fast-moving high through midweek. The ridge will weaken on Thursday and Friday as a front passes north of the area. A new high will build northwest of the islands on Saturday.

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.

  • REST OF TODAY: Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Mixed swell north 5 feet and south 3 feet.
  • TONIGHT: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet and south 3 feet.
  • WEDNESDAY: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet.
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers in the evening.
  • THURSDAY: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet.
  • THURSDAY NIGHT: East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Swell south 3 feet. Isolated showers.
  • FRIDAY: Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Mixed swell north 3 to 4 feet and south 3 to 4 feet. Isolated showers.
  • SATURDAY: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Mixed swell north 4 feet and south 4 to 5 feet. Isolated 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  • REST OF TODAY: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 7 feet and southwest 3 feet.
  • TONIGHT: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. North swell 8 feet and southwest 3 feet. Isolated showers.
  • WEDNESDAY: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North swell 9 feet. Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers in the evening.
  • THURSDAY: Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • THURSDAY NIGHT: East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.
  • FRIDAY: East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Mixed swell north 4 to 5 feet and southwest 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers.
  • SATURDAY: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Mixed swell north 5 feet and southwest 4 feet. Scattered showers.

Maui surf report for major surf spots for October 16

Wave, wind and period chart