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Little Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 1.6

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Little Beach Surf Guide

Little Beach in Maui is a reef break that does not work very often. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Often Crowded. Hazards include - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Little Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Little Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Little Beach Surf:

Monday, 25 May 2020, 23:54 Local time
MonTuesday 26
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 15 15 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 10
ENE 10
ENE 10
Wind State off off off off

Tide Times:

For Makena, Maui Island, Hawaii, 2 km from Little Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Little Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-KLIH1, 30 km from Little Beach.


Air temperature
24.1 °C

Current weather near Little Beach

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 27 miles from Little Beach.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 12 13 12 12

All wavebuoys around Little Beach

Overall Little Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for Little Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Little Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Little Beach Location Maps

Little Beach 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 Little Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Little Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Little Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Little Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Makena, Maui Island
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Kuheia Bay, Kahoolawe Island
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kihei, Maui (Hawaii)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Smuggler Cove, Kahoolawe Island
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Kahului, Kahului Harbor
    18 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Little Beach is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Little Beach is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Upolu (Opolu) Airport (UPP) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Little Beach and is 74 km (46 miles) away.
Little Beach break location map and break info