Ma’alaea on the Island of Maui, Hawaii is an inconsistent reef that works best on South and Northwest swells. Waves break mostly right here and work best at a mid to high tide. Ma’alaea can produce decent surf within the range of about 4 feet to 10 feet.
Northwesterly winds at Ma’alaea tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
The seabed here is mostly uneven reef. Summer is the best season for waves at this spot.
Best Surf Conditions for Ma’alaea
|Swell Direction||S, SW|
|Tide||Mid to High|
|Ideal Surf Height||4ft to 10ft|
Surf Reports & Forecasts for Ma’alaea
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Check out these surf reports for Ma’alaea. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.