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

Overall: 3.8

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Waihee Surf Guide

Waihee in Maui is an exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include urchins and rips.

Waihee Spot Info

Icon  reefReef and pointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent25.4°C

Surfing Waihee:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Waihee Surf:

Monday, 25 May 2020, 23:02 Local time
MonTuesday 26
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 8 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 10
ESE 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

Tide Times:

For Kahului, Kahului Harbor, Hawaii, 6 km from Waihee.

IS AT (local time)

Waihee Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-KLIH1, 6 km from Waihee.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
24.5 °C

Current weather near Waihee

Buoy Data:

At Pauwela, Maui, HI, 7 miles from Waihee.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 12 12 13 11

All wavebuoys around Waihee

Overall Waihee Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

Surf stats for Waihee: see the swell variation by month.


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

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Waihee Location Maps

Waihee 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 Waihee

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Waihee:

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Wave buoys nearest to Waihee:

Tide stations nearest to Waihee:

  • Closest tide station
    Kahului, Kahului Harbor
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kihei, Maui (Hawaii)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Lahaina, Maui Island
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Makena, Maui Island
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Waihee is Kahului Airport (OGG) in Usa Maui Isl., 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Waihee is Kapalua (Lahania-kapalua) Airport (JHM), also in Usa Maui Isl., 18 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl., 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Hana Airport (HNM) in Usa Maui Isl. is 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to Waihee and is 66 km (41 miles) away.
Waihee break location map and break info