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Big Eds ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Big Eds Surf Guide

Big Eds in Maui is a point break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism - Sharks.

Big Eds Spot Info

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Surfing Big Eds:

The best conditions reported for surf at Big Eds occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Big Eds sea temperature, Big Eds photographs, Big Eds detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Big Eds webcams, current wind from HAW - Maui live weather stations and Big Eds 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 Big Eds

Big Eds Surf:

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 00:47 Local time
MonTuesday 26
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 8 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 10
E 10
ESE 10
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Kahului, Kahului Harbor, Hawaii, 1 km from Big Eds.

IS AT (local time)

Big Eds Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-KLIH1, 1 km from Big Eds.


Air temperature
23.4 °C

Current weather near Big Eds

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 9 miles from Big Eds.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 12 13 12 12

All wavebuoys around Big Eds

Overall Big Eds Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Big Eds: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Big Eds: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Big Eds Location Maps

Big Eds Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to HAW - Maui surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Big Eds

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Big Eds:

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Wave buoys nearest to Big Eds:

Tide stations nearest to Big Eds:

  • Closest tide station
    Kahului, Kahului Harbor
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kihei, Maui (Hawaii)
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Lahaina, Maui Island
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Makena, Maui Island
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Big Eds is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Big Eds is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Big Eds and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
Big Eds break location map and break info