Surfing in Baldwin Beach, Kahului, Hawaii USA

Skill level:
Great for beginners
Wind direction:
Kahului is located in Maui Island in Hawaii and is the largest city of the Island. It is considered to be a shopping destination because there are several major stores and malls.

It’s also home to Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary and the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, dedicated to Maui’s sugar industry. Kahului’s own major airport is located in the North shore. The climate is tropical wet, but during winter is very windy and dry, ideal for water sports.

Along the sea side, there are schools and shops to buy or rent surfing gear as well as to take surfing lessons if you are a beginner. Baldwin Beach is perfect for beginners and body boarders. It is a beautiful sandy cove with normal wave quality taking both right and left directions and the power of the wave is fun to ride.

The wind direction is coming from Southeast and the size of the swell starts working at 1.5 m/3 ft and holds up to 3 m/10 ft. Baldwin Beach is a popular destination, so during weekends is crowded. Surfers should be careful of sharks.