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Windmills 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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Windmills break guidePhoto by: Mike Stevens

Windmills Surf Guide

Windmills in Maui is a reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Windmills Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  reefReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Windmills:

The best conditions reported for surf at Windmills occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Windmills with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in January while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Windmills Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 23:47 Local Time
TueWednesday 30
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.0
ENE
0.8
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.8
NNW
Period (s) 9 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NE 15
NE 10
NE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Windmills

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

Wind History at Windmills

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

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