Quick Answer: Where can I surf in Maui?

What is the best time of year to surf in Maui?

When to go

November to March is the big surfing season on Maui and in Hawaii as heavy north swells are consistently push towards the islands. There are also some nice and mellow south swells to be found on the south side of Maui during this season.

Can you surf at Kaanapali Beach?

Although Kaanapali does not have a wide variety of surf spots, the sandy beach does offer fun body surfing, skim boarding, and boogie boarding. These sports can be especially fun if you are staying at one of the many resorts that line Kaanapali beach.

Where can I surf in Maui today?

Your Ultimate Maui Surfing Guide

  • Ho’okipa Beach. Ho’okipa Beach is a go-to surfing spot on Maui. …
  • Lahaina Reefs. Fun reef breaks for riders of all levels make Lahaina a great place to surf on the west coast of the island. …
  • Honolua Bay. Get ready to catch the longest ride of your life! …
  • Pe’ahi. …
  • Olowalu Beach.

Do you need a wetsuit to surf in Hawaii?

Hawaii has year-round warm tropical weather, with water temperatures hovering around 22-27°C (72-82°F) throughout the year. Therefore, you don’t need a wetsuit to surf in Hawaii!

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Where can I surf in Hawaii for beginners?

Hawaii’s Ten Best Beginner Surf Spots

  • ‘Thousand Peaks’ Location: Ukumehame (Maui, SouthWest) …
  • ‘Pops’ (aka ‘Populars’) Location: Waikiki (O’ahu, South Shore) …
  • ‘Breakwall’ Location: Lahaina (Maui, West) …
  • ‘The Cove’ Location: Kihei (Maui, South) …
  • ‘Pu’ena Point’ Location: Hale’iwa (Oahu, North Shore) …
  • ‘Lemon Drops’ …
  • ‘Castles’

Is it safe to surf in Hawaii?

A good number of Hawaiian beaches are downright beautiful, but this has little to do with their safety. It is a fact that some of the most gorgeous examples of sand and surf in the islands are not guarded by reefs and can be extremely dangerous, particularly in the winter.

Where can I watch big waves in Maui?

To watch pro surfers in action, head to Honolua Bay and Hookipa Beach near Lower Paia during winter big wave season. East of Hookipa, you’ll find Maui’s most famous surf spot for big wave surfing: Peahi, also known as “Jaws.” During big swells, surfers are towed into Peahi’s massive waves by jet-skis.