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Little Makaha ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Little Makaha Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.7 °C

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 16:18 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 17 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
E 10
E 15
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Little Makaha_1 in Maui is a reasonably exposed reef break that usually has waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. A reef breaks right. Often Crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Flemming Beach Park, 1 km from Little Makaha.

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Little Makaha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lahaina/West Maui Airport, 4 km from Little Makaha.

light winds from the NE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Little Makaha

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 16 miles from Little Makaha.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
Dominant period (s) 12 18 18 18

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Overall Little Makaha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Little Makaha:

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


  • The closest passenger airport to Little Makaha is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Little Makaha is Kahului Airport (OGG), also in Usa Maui Isl., 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl., 38 km (24 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 Little Makaha and is 72 km (45 miles) away.
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