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Best surfing spots in July

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Best surfing spots in July

Hello... Heading to Maui July 16-23. My husband and 2 sons surf. Please recommend some good surf spots and a place to rent some boards. They are not extreme surfers...so nothing too huge!



Princeville, Hawaii
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1. Re: Best surfing spots in July

The largest surf, (but nothing too large, hopefully) will be in the south Maui area during the summer months. Try Maui Wave Riders in Kihei. The do teach surfing but rent boards also.


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2. Re: Best surfing spots in July

You can see if the surf is up at Kanaha Beach Park--access through airport as if you are going to drop someone off, go around to the other side of the drive, right turn to where rental cars are, except go straight til dead end. Turn right, then left into parking and walk to the shore.

Search on youtube and you will find some videos of Kanaha Beach Park.

Edited: 2:19 pm, June 10, 2013
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3. Re: Best surfing spots in July

You'd have to bring a board over to Kanaha--no rentals there.

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4. Re: Best surfing spots in July

Kanaha won't have much in the summer but wind waves, mostly sloppy. This time of year is hit and miss; a week ago it was great. Now the surf could be flat for two months. It won't likely be huge at all.

Generally, south side will have slightly better waves but all along the westside there are spots to check out. Just drive along the road and pick one! Rentals are available in various places.

Lahaina, Hawaii
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5. Re: Best surfing spots in July

Surf Guardrails, Mala Wharf, Thousand Peaks. Rent all kine boards from my friend Kimo who owns Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy, on Prison Street, in Lahaina


Or call 'em!

(808) 276-7873

Edited: 6:59 pm, June 10, 2013
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6. Re: Best surfing spots in July

Thank you everyone!!!


Haiku, Hawaii
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7. Re: Best surfing spots in July

South and Westside in the summer, and West and North Shore in the winter. Beware during the months of October through April as we get extremely large North and West swells that can break unpredictably with dangerous rip currents ad Shore break, Experts only. Check the surf report at www.magicseaweed.com or to watch some video or photos, www.peahisurfmedia.com, surf around people of your own caliber, respect the locals, never turn your back on the ocean, stay off the reef, no litter, and you wont have a problem.

Maui, Hawaii
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8. Re: Best surfing spots in July

I agree with Kau Kau. Should be someplace breaking in West Maui.

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