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Little Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 1.6

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Little Beach Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.7 °C

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 13:10 Local time
Tuesday 22
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 12 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
E 15
E 15
E 15
Wind State off off off off

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Little Beach in Maui is a reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Often Crowded. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Makena, Maui Island, Hawaii, 2 km from Little Beach.

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Little Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At WGE Wailea Kihei wx, 5 km from Little Beach.

wind obs. (8.0 kph from 233 degs) was rejected

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
25.5 °C

Current weather near Little Beach

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 27 miles from Little Beach.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
Dominant period (s) 13 14 13 10

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Overall Little Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Little Beach:

  • Closest city location
    19 mi
  • Second closest city location
    99 mi
  • Third closest city location
    101 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    103 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    109 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Little Beach is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Little Beach is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Little Beach and is 74 km (46 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Little Beach, HAW - Maui. Use the tab navigation above to view Little Beach sea temperature, Little Beach photographs, Little Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Little Beach webcams, current wind from HAW - Maui live weather stations and Little Beach 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 Little Beach.