June 03, 2018 Surf Forecast

June 3, 2018, 12:00 AM HST · Updated June 3, 12:00 AM
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Swell Summary

Outlook through Saturday June 09: A series of swells from the southern hemisphere will continue through the week. As the current, inconsistent southwest 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 south swell is due on Friday. Along east facing shores, a low-end moderate trade wind swell will pick up to typical summer time heights on Monday and hold through much of the 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.

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North

am        pm  

Surf: Thigh to waist high ENE medium period swell in the morning builds to waist to stomach high for the afternoon.

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

South

am        pm  

Surf: Waist to stomach high S long period swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions: Glassy in the morning with N winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the WNW.

West

am        pm  

Surf: Ankle to knee high SSW long period swell.

Conditions: Clean with E winds 15-20mph in the morning increasing to 20-25mph in 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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