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Little Beach Surf Guide

Little Beach in Maui is a reef break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Often Crowded. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Little Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s21.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

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:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Little Beach 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 65% of the time in June while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
65%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Little Beach Location Map

Interactive Little Beach 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 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.

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Little Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 12 August 2022, 02:26 Local Time
ThuFriday 12
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
20
15
15
15
Wind State off cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Little Beach

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

Wind History at Little Beach

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Little Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Little Beach: