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Dumps Surf Guide

Dumps in Maui is a reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of - Urchins - Rocks.

Dumps Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
26.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dumps:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dumps occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dumps (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dumps with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 63% of the time in June while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dumps Location Map

Interactive Dumps surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Dumps is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dumps is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Dumps Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 22:21 Local Time
WedThursday 07
Wave (m)
Period (s) 18 18 18 19
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Dumps

Surf stats for Dumps, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dumps

Wind stats for Dumps, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Dumps: