Maui Surf

June 02, 2018 Surf Forecast

June 2, 2018, 12:00 AM HST
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Friday June 08: The current southwest swell will keep surf near the summertime average along south facing shores through Saturday. As this swell fades on Sunday, a new south swell will build. This swell will peak Monday and Tuesday with south shore surf near the High Surf Advisory level. Another, similarly sized pulse of south swell is due next Friday. Typical, short-period trade wind swell will affect east facing shores this week. Minimal surf is expected along north facing shores for the next several days, with a tiny increase in northwest swell possible by Wednesday.
Surf heights are forecast heights of the face, or front, of waves. The surf forecast is based on the significant wave height, the average height of the one third largest waves, at the locations of the largest breakers. Some waves may be more than twice as high as the significant wave height. Expect to encounter rip currents in or near any surf zone.

North

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Surf: Waist to stomach high ENE medium period swell.

Conditions: Sideshore/choppy with E winds 20-25mph.

South

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Surf: Knee high SW ground swell for the morning with occasional thigh sets. This builds to stomach to shoulder high for the afternoon.

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with NW winds 5-10mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon as the winds lighten to less than 5mph.

West

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Surf: Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions: Clean with ENE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting E for the afternoon.

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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