Maui Surf Report

Realtime information updated throughout the day.

Sat, January 19, 2019

Current conditions overview

    An area of high pressure northeast of the state will maintain fresh to locally strong winds through Sunday. Winds will weaken and veer to the south Sunday evening into early next week as a front approaches the coastal waters. The front is expected to weaken and dissipate as it nears Kauai on Monday. A ridge of high pressure will return just north of the state, middle of next week.

Pailolo Channel coastal water forecast

The Pailolo channel is between West Maui and Molokai. If you are staying at Maui Sands, it is the water right out front.

  • Headlines: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  • REST OF TODAY: East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.
  • TONIGHT: East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.
  • SUNDAY: East winds 15 knots backing northwest in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • SUNDAY NIGHT: Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers after midnight.
  • MONDAY: East winds 10 knots in the morning becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers through the day.
  • MONDAY NIGHT: Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers.
  • TUESDAY: Northeast winds 10 knots backing northwest in the afternoon, then becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 to 6 feet. Isolated showers.
  • WEDNESDAY: Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Northwest swell 5 to 6 feet. Isolated showers.

Maui surf report for major surf spots

Wave, wind and period chart