Sun, January 20, 2019

Maui Surf Report


Current conditions overview

    A ridge of high pressure will shift southward near the islands through the week as a series of cold fronts pass to the north. A front is expected to move through the islands toward the end of the week.

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.

  • TODAY: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 4 feet.
  • TONIGHT: Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. North swell 3 feet.
  • MONDAY: Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 3 feet.
  • MONDAY NIGHT: Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Mixed swell northwest 3 feet and east 3 feet. Isolated showers in the evening.
  • TUESDAY: East winds 10 knots in the morning becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Mixed swell northwest 4 feet and east 3 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • TUESDAY NIGHT: Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 6 feet and east 3 feet. Isolated showers in the evening.
  • WEDNESDAY: Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 7 feet and east 3 to 4 feet. Isolated showers.
  • THURSDAY: Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Mixed swell northwest 6 to 7 feet and east 3 to 4 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 LATE THIS AFTERNOON
  • TODAY: Southeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. North swell 5 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • TONIGHT: Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. North swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.
  • MONDAY: Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • MONDAY NIGHT: Southeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Mixed swell northwest 5 feet and east 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.
  • TUESDAY: Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Mixed swell northwest 6 feet and east 4 feet. Scattered showers in the morning.
  • TUESDAY NIGHT: Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet and east 4 feet. Scattered showers.
  • WEDNESDAY: Southeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet and east 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.
  • THURSDAY: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 9 to 10 feet and east 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.

Maui surf report for major surf spots for January 20

Wave, wind and period chart