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Paukukalo_Wailuku ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Paukukalo_Wailuku Surf Guide

Paukukalo_Wailuku in Maui is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Both left (best) and right reef breaks.. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Paukukalo_Wailuku Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Paukukalo_Wailuku:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Paukukalo_Wailuku 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).

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Interactive Paukukalo_Wailuku 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 Paukukalo_Wailuku is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Paukukalo_Wailuku is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 21 km (13 miles) away.

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Paukukalo_Wailuku Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 09:43 Local Time
Monday 17
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Wave (m) 1.6
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1.6
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1.6
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1.5
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Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
ENE 30
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Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Paukukalo_Wailuku

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

Wind History at Paukukalo_Wailuku

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

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