Fri, August 17, 2018

Maui Surf Report


Current conditions overview

    Light to moderate trade winds will persist through this weekend, then increase early next week. Tropical cyclone Lane, currently about 1580 nm east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii, may bring an increase in east swell next week.

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.

  • REST OF TONIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.
  • FRIDAY: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.
  • SATURDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Numerous showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.
  • SATURDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Numerous showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.
  • SUNDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.
  • SUNDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell east 3 feet. Numerous showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.
  • MONDAY: East winds 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell east 3 feet. Scattered showers.
  • MONDAY NIGHT: East winds 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell east 3 feet. Scattered showers.
  • TUESDAY: East winds 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell east 3 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

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.

  • REST OF TONIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Numerous showers.
  • FRIDAY: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Numerous showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Numerous showers.
  • SATURDAY: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Frequent showers.
  • SATURDAY NIGHT: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Frequent showers.
  • SUNDAY: East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Frequent showers in the morning, then numerous showers in the afternoon.
  • SUNDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell east 3 feet. Numerous showers.
  • MONDAY: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell east 3 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.
  • MONDAY NIGHT: East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell east 3 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.
  • TUESDAY: East winds 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell east 3 to 4 feet. Isolated showers.

Maui surf report for major surf spots for August 17

Wave, wind and period chart