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East Maui, High Surf. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Swell Generated by Storm “Marie” Prompts High Surf Advisory
August 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Maui Surf
 

An east swell generated by Tropical Storm Marie will begin entering Hawaiian waters tonight, creating advisory level surf along the east facing shores of Maui County, according to the National Weather Service.


Mākena, file photo by Wendy Osher.
South Swell to Bring 5-8′ Surf to Maui County
August 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (26) · Maui Surf, Weather
 

An above normal swell originating from a storm in the South Pacific is making its way toward the islands, with advisory level surf forecast along the south facing shores of Maui county today, according to the National Weather Service.


East Maui, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Strengthening Trades to Produce Rough Surf
April 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Surf
 

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.


ʻĀlau island located off of the picturesque Hāna shoreline in East Maui. File photo by Wendy Osher.
East Shore Surf 6-10 Feet on Maui, Molokaʻi
March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf, Weather
 

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.


An unidentified male surfer goes backside on a wave last weekend in Kahului Harbor. Photo by Rodney S. Yap.
North Shore Surf 14-18 Feet, East Side 8-12
March 16th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf
 

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.


Kanahā file photo by Wendy Osher.
North Shore Surf Lowered to 10-15 Feet
March 9th, 2014 · Comments Off · Maui Surf
 

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.


File photo by Madeline Ziecker.
18-24 Foot Surf Expected Along North Shore
February 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Maui Surf
 

Surf heights are expected to be in the 18 to 24-foot range along the north facing shores, and 12 to 18 feet along affected west facing shores.


In this situation the surfer closest to the peak (far left) has the right of way. Ho'okipa Beach Park. Photo by Carlos Rock.
UPDATE: High Surf Advisory Extended to Midnight, Feb. 3
February 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf, Weather
 

The National Weather Service has extended the high surf advisory for the north facing shores of Maui and the north and west facing shores of Molokaʻi until midnight on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.


Crispy offshores. Winter 2011 file photo by Carlos Rock.
WARNING: 40-50′ Surf to Pound North Shores
January 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (19) · Maui Surf, Weather
 

Forecasters say the surf made its way down to Niʻihau and Kauaʻi overnight, and is expected to reach Oʻahu by sunrise, and reach Maui and Molokaʻi by mid-morning today.


Honolua Bay. File photo: Carlos Rock
WARNING: 40 to 50 Foot Surf Expected Along North Shores
January 21st, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (18) · Maui Surf, Weather
 

The forecast calls for surf to be in the 40 to 50 foot range along the north facing shores of affected islands; 20 to 30 feet along the west facing shores of Oʻahu and Molokaʻi; and 12 to 18 feet along the west facing shores of Hawaiʻi Island.


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