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Kihei Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.2

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Kihei Cove Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.7 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 01:38 Local time
WedThursday 24
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 15 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
E 15
E 15
Wind State cross-

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Kihei Cove in Maui is a reef break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of urchins and rocks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kihei, Maui (Hawaii), 6 km from Kihei Cove.

IS AT (local time)

Kihei Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-KLIH1, 19 km from Kihei Cove.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
23.1 °C

Current weather near Kihei Cove

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 21 miles from Kihei Cove.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.0
Dominant period (s) 17 17 14 17

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Overall Kihei Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Kihei Cove:

  • Closest city location
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    95 mi
  • Third closest city location
    98 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    99 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    109 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kihei Cove is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kihei Cove is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Kihei Cove and is 80 km (50 miles) away.
Kihei Cove break location map and break info

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