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Ka'anapali Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.8

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Ka'anapali Point Spot ID

fresh wax and a view from the whaler, Ka'anapali Point photo

Ka'anapali Point

Photo credit: Doug

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Friday, 16 November 2018, 19:14 Local time
Friday 16
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.2
NNW
1.6
NNW
1.7
NNW
1.7
NNW
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
NE
Wind State cross-
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Ka'anapali Point in Maui is a fairly exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Often Crowded. Hazards include rocks and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Flemming Beach Park, 7 km from Ka'anapali Point.

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Ka'anapali Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lahaina/West Maui Airport, 3 km from Ka'anapali Point.

moderate winds from the NNE

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Ka'anapali Point

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 18 miles from Ka'anapali Point.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.6
2.6
2.7
2.4
Dominant period (s) 14 14 13 13

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Overall Ka'anapali Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Ka'anapali Point Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Ka'anapali Point:

  • Closest city location
    17 mi
  • Second closest city location
    74 mi
  • Third closest city location
    77 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    78 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    88 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ka'anapali Point is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ka'anapali Point is Kahului Airport (OGG), also in Usa Maui Isl., 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl., 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Ka'anapali Point and is 73 km (45 miles) away.
Ka'anapali Point break location map and break info

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