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Palm Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Palm Point Surf Guide

Palm Point in Maui is an exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Left and better right hand reef breaks.. Often Crowded. Hazards include rocks/sharks.

Palm Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Palm Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Palm Point 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 Palm Point (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Palm Point 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 16% of the time in December while 45% 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
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
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 Palm Point Location Map

Interactive Palm Point 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 Palm Point is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Palm Point is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 28 km (17 miles) away.

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Palm Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 12 June 2021, 00:58 Local Time
FriSaturday 12
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.4
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Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h)
20
25
20
20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Palm Point

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

Wind History at Palm Point

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

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