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Kahului Harbor ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Kahului Harbor break guidePhoto by: Bobby

Kahului Harbor Surf Guide

Kahului Harbor in Maui is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south with some shelter here from east winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, locals, pollution and sharks.

Kahului Harbor Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kahului Harbor:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kahului Harbor with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in December while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 39% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
39%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kahului Harbor Location Map

Interactive Kahului Harbor 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 Kahului Harbor is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kahului Harbor is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away.

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Kahului Harbor Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 16:46 Local Time
Monday 01Tue
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 2.5
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2.4
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2.4
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2.5
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Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
ENE 30
ENE 30
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Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at Kahului Harbor

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

Wind History at Kahului Harbor

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

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