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Honolua Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.2

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Honolua Bay

Photo credit: Nick Russill

Honolua Bay photo

Honolua Bay

Photo credit: Nick Russill

Honolua Bay photo

Honolua Bay

Photo credit: Nick Russill

Honolua local boyz, Honolua Bay photo

Honolua Bay

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 18:34 Local time
Tuesday 13
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 12 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross-

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Honolua Bay in Maui is a quite exposed reef and point break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. Best around mid tide. It's often crowded here. Watch out for urchins and rips.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Flemming Beach Park, 2 km from Honolua Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Honolua Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Honolua Bay Lahaina wx, 1 km from Honolua Bay.

light winds from the ENE

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
25.9 °C

Current weather near Honolua Bay

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 14 miles from Honolua Bay.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
Dominant period (s) 13 12 11 12

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Overall Honolua Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Honolua Bay:

  • Closest city location
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    75 mi
  • Third closest city location
    79 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    80 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    89 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Honolua Bay is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Honolua Bay is Kahului Airport (OGG), also in Usa Maui Isl., 26 km (16 miles) away.
  • Third is Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl., 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Honolua Bay and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
Honolua Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Honolua Bay, HAW - Maui. Use the tab navigation above to view Honolua Bay sea temperature, Honolua Bay photographs, Honolua Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Honolua Bay webcams, current wind from HAW - Maui live weather stations and Honolua Bay 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 Honolua Bay.