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S-Turns ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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S-Turns Surf Guide

S-Turns_1 in Maui is a fairly exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. A left hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

S-Turns Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing S-Turns:

The best conditions reported for surf at S-Turns occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

S-Turns Surf:

Monday, 25 May 2020, 23:39 Local time
MonTuesday 26
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ENE 10
E 5
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Flemming Beach Park, 5 km from S-Turns.

IS AT (local time)

S-Turns Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-KLIH1, 24 km from S-Turns.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
24.6 °C

Current weather near S-Turns

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 17 miles from S-Turns.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 12 12 13 12

All wavebuoys around S-Turns

Overall S-Turns Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for S-Turns: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for S-Turns: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Late afternoon fun session at S-Turns photo


Photo credit: Roxanne Vettese

S-Turns Location Maps

S-Turns 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 S-Turns

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to S-Turns:

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Wave buoys nearest to S-Turns:

Tide stations nearest to S-Turns:

  • Closest tide station
    Lahaina, Maui Island
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Pukoo Harbor, Molokai Island
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kamalo Harbor, Molokai Island
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kahului, Kahului Harbor
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to S-Turns is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM) in Usa Maui Isl., 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to S-Turns is Kahului Airport (OGG), also in Usa Maui Isl., 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl., 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to S-Turns and is 73 km (45 miles) away.
S-Turns break location map and break info