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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

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent25.5°C

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:

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Palm Point Surf:

Friday, 29 May 2020, 21:51 Local time
FriSaturday 30
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 12
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 15
E 15
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Tide Times:

For Kahului, 3 km from Palm Point.

IS AT (local time)

Palm Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kahului Airport, 3 km from Palm Point.

moderate winds from the NE

Air temperature
26.1 °C

Current weather near Palm Point

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 7 miles from Palm Point.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 11 8 8 10

All wavebuoys around Palm Point

Overall Palm Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Palm Point: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Palm Point: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Palm Point Location Maps

Palm Point 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 Palm Point

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Palm Point:

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Wave buoys nearest to Palm Point:

Tide stations nearest to Palm Point:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Kahului, Kahului Harbor
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kihei, Maui (Hawaii)
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Lahaina, Maui Island
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Makena, Maui Island
    19 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl., 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Palm Point and is 76 km (47 miles) away.
Palm Point break location map and break info