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Kahului Harbor ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Kahului Harbor Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 12:49 Local time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Kahului Harbor in Maui is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south with some shelter here from east winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, locals, pollution and 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 Kahului Harbor.

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Kahului Harbor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-KLIH1, 1 km from Kahului Harbor.

fresh winds from the ENE

Air temperature
24.1 °C

Current weather near Kahului Harbor

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 9 miles from Kahului Harbor.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.8
Dominant period (s) 18 18 17 15

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Overall Kahului Harbor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Kahului Harbor:

  • 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 Kahului Harbor is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kahului Harbor is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 50 km (31 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 Kahului Harbor and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kahului Harbor, HAW - Maui. Use the tab navigation above to view Kahului Harbor sea temperature, Kahului Harbor photographs, Kahului Harbor detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kahului Harbor webcams, current wind from HAW - Maui live weather stations and Kahului Harbor 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 Kahului Harbor.