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Waihee ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Waihee Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.7 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 16:21 Local time
Wednesday 23Thu
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
E 15
E 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Waihee in Maui is an exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include urchins and rips.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kahului, Kahului Harbor, Hawaii, 6 km from Waihee.

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Waihee Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waiehu Wailuku wx, 2 km from Waihee.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
25.3 °C

Current weather near Waihee

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 7 miles from Waihee.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 10 18 17 17

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Overall Waihee Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Waihee:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    86 mi
  • Third closest city location
    89 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    90 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    100 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Waihee is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waihee is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 18 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl., 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Waihee and is 66 km (41 miles) away.
Waihee break location map and break info

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