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 September 24-25, 2021

Forecast through next Friday
: The new northwest swell will build, with peak surf heights expected into Saturday, remaining below advisory levels along exposed north and west shores. This swell will slowly diminish later Saturday, then drop more significantly Sunday. A small north swell is possible around the middle of next week.

Surf along south shores will remain somewhat elevated the next couple of days, before trending down next week.

Short-period wind waves will support mostly small and choppy surf along east shores.  

Maui Beaches
Hana:                   2+  (measured in feet)
Hookipa:             3-4  
Kanaha:               3  
Kihei:                   1+  
Maalaea Bay:      2
Lahaina:              2+  
Upper West:       2+

Oahu Beaches
North Shore:       3-5
West Shore:         2-3
South Shores:      2+
East Shores:         2+

Big Island
North Shore:       3-4
West Shore:         2-3
South Shores:     2+
East Shores:        2+

North Shore:     3-4
West Shore:      2-3
South Shore:     2+
East Shore:        2

>>> The actual wave face sizes…are about twice the numbers noted above

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Island swell shadow lines for Kauai
Island swell shadow lines for Oahu
Island swell shadow lines for Maui
Island swell shadow lines for Big Island

NOAA Wave Model – animated
Oceanweather wave model

Stormsurf swell model – the Pacific
Stormsurf wave model – local Hawaiian Islands

2021 Hawaiian Tide Information