The National Weather Service has since cancelled the high surf advisory that was in effect earlier for the east facing shores of Maui and Molokaʻi.
“Strengthening trade winds will produce large and rough surf along east facing shores through Tuesday,” the forecast stated.
The sport of surfing made history Saturday at Ho’okipa Beach Park, completing its first sanctioned high school surf season.
Forecasters with the National Weather Service are projecting surf of 5 to 8 feet along the east facing shores of Maui and Molokaʻi, prompting a high surf advisory for both islands through 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Forecasters with the NWS say surf is expected to be in the 6 to 9 foot range along the east facing shores, and will produce rip currents, and localized beach erosion.
Surf along the east facing shores of Maui and Molokaʻi is expected to be in the 6 to 10 foot level, prompting a high surf advisory by the National Weather Service.
Surf along the north facing shores of of Maui and Molokaʻi is expected to remain elevated at 14 to 18 feet today, according to an advisory issued by the National Weather Service.
About 30 surfers, bodyboarders, standup paddlers, and kayakers shared the waves inside Kahului Harbor Saturday afternoon.
Surf along the north facing shores of Maui is diminishing today, prompting the cancellation of a high surf warning that was issued earlier by the National Weather Service.
Surf is expected to peak at 25 to 35 feet on Saturday along the north shores of Maui, according to the latest forecast issued by the National Weather Service.
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