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Big Eds ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Big Eds Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.8 °C

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Sunday, 9 December 2018, 18:25 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 35
ENE 35
ENE 35
ENE 35
Wind State on on cross-

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Big Eds in Maui is a point break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kahului, Kahului Harbor, Hawaii, 1 km from Big Eds.

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Big Eds Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-KLIH1, 1 km from Big Eds.

fresh winds from the ENE

Air temperature
24.4 °C

Current weather near Big Eds

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 9 miles from Big Eds.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.0
Dominant period (s) 17 15 15 14

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Overall Big Eds Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Big Eds:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    88 mi
  • Third closest city location
    92 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    93 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    103 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Big Eds is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Big Eds is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Big Eds and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
Big Eds break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Big Eds, HAW - Maui. Use the tab navigation above to view Big Eds sea temperature, Big Eds photographs, Big Eds detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Big Eds webcams, current wind from HAW - Maui live weather stations and Big Eds tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Big Eds.