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H-Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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H-Reef Surf Guide

H-Reef in Maui is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The left reef break is best, but there is a right reef too.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

H-Reef Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent25.2°C

Surfing H-Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at H-Reef occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

H-Reef Surf:

Monday, 25 May 2020, 22:33 Local time
MonTuesday 26
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 8 11
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
Wind State cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Kahului, 8 km from H-Reef.

IS AT (local time)

H-Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Haiku, 8 km from H-Reef.

wind obs. (3 kph from 110 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near H-Reef

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 7 miles from H-Reef.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 12 12 12 13

All wavebuoys around H-Reef

Overall H-Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for H-Reef: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for H-Reef: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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H-Reef Location Maps

H-Reef 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 H-Reef

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to H-Reef:

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Wave buoys nearest to H-Reef:

Tide stations nearest to H-Reef:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Kahului, Kahului Harbor
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kihei, Maui (Hawaii)
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Lahaina, Maui Island
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Makena, Maui Island
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to H-Reef is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to H-Reef is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to H-Reef and is 79 km (49 miles) away.
H-Reef break location map and break info