Sat, August 18, 2018

Maui Surf Report


Current conditions overview

    A weak trough of low pressure will continue to move through the marine area tonight producing some heavy showers and thunderstorms. Light to moderate trade winds will persist tonight, then increase to moderate to strong levels Sunday through the middle of next week as high pressure builds northeast of the state and hurricane Lane passes by to the south of the Big Island Wednesday.

Maui leeward waters forecast

Leeward waters are on the western shores of the Hawaiian Islands. If you are on the beaches of South Kihei, they are right out front.

  • TONIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Numerous heavy showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms through the night. Scattered heavy showers after midnight.
  • SUNDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Scattered heavy showers.
  • SUNDAY NIGHT: Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Isolated showers through the night.
  • MONDAY: Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet.
  • MONDAY NIGHT: Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell north 3 feet.
  • TUESDAY: Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell north 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers in the afternoon.
  • TUESDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell north 4 feet. Isolated showers after midnight.
  • WEDNESDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Southeast swell 3 feet in the afternoon. Swell north 4 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Mixed swell southeast 3 feet and north 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers in the evening.
  • THURSDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Mixed swell southeast 4 feet and north 3 feet.

Maui windward waters forecast

Windward waters are on the eastern and northeastern shores of the Hawaiian Islands. Surf spots in Hana and Haiku/Paia would fall into this category.

  • TONIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Frequent heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms.
  • SUNDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 3 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Frequent heavy showers in the morning, then numerous heavy showers in the afternoon.
  • SUNDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. East swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.
  • MONDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. East swell 3 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
  • MONDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Mixed swell east 3 feet and north 3 feet. Isolated showers.
  • TUESDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Mixed swell east 3 feet and north 3 to 4 feet. Isolated showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.
  • TUESDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Mixed swell east 3 feet and north 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.
  • WEDNESDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Mixed swell southeast 4 feet and north 5 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT: East winds 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Mixed swell southeast 4 feet and north 4 to 5 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.
  • THURSDAY: East winds 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 7 feet. Mixed swell southeast 5 feet and north 3 to 4 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

Maui surf report for major surf spots for August 18

Wave, wind and period chart