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Palm Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Palm Point Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.9 °C

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 03:09 Local time
TueWednesday 19
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 25
NNE 25
NNE 30
Wind State cross-

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Palm Point in Maui is an exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Left and better right hand reef breaks.. Often Crowded. Hazards include rocks/sharks.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kahului, 3 km from Palm Point.

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Palm Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kahului Airport, 3 km from Palm Point.

strong winds from the NNE

Air temperature
22.0 °C

Current weather near Palm Point

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 7 miles from Palm Point.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.3
Dominant period (s) 15 17 15 15

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Overall Palm Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Palm Point:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    92 mi
  • Third closest city location
    96 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    96 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    106 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Palm Point is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Palm Point is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Palm Point and is 76 km (47 miles) away.
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