Maui Snorkel Report

Sunday December 31, 2023
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10

Perfect!

Upper Westside Protected Bays

Napili, Kapalua, Honolua
  • High surf warning for north facing shores. Light winds. Watch for waves. If in doubt go south to snorkel.
  • Surf8-10ft around the North side.
  • Conditions may vary amongst the different bays but should be relatively consistent.
  • Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

Today's Rating

1

Ka'anapali Beach

Sheraton Black Rock, Airport-Kahekili Beach
  • High surf on the up north which will wrap around to Kaanapali. Light winds make for a nice time on the beach. If you go out stay away from the shoreline. Go south for calmer conditions.
  • Christmas break but the crowds are still small.
  • Surf 2-4ft
  • Turtles as usual. Don't forget they are protected so give them space but enjoy.
  • Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

Today's Rating

4

Olowalu Mile Marker 14

Black Rock, Kahekili-Airport Beach
  • Best spot close to West Maui. High surf up north. Calm conditions.
  • Don't get your car stuck in the sand!
  • Small surf 1-2ft.
  • Turtles! They are protected so give them space but enjoy.
  • Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Today's Rating

9
  • Light winds and small surf make for excellent snorkeling conditions.
  • Still no crowds
  • Smaller waves 1-3ft.
  • Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming north 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

Today's Rating

9