May 21, 2018 Surf Forecast
Outlook through Sunday May 27: Surf along east facing shores will remain rough through the week. A new south swell is expected for the second half of the week. A small northwest swell is possible 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.
Surf: Knee to waist high ENE wind swell with occasional stomach high sets.
Conditions: Sideshore/choppy with E winds 15-20mph in the morning increasing to 20-25mph in the afternoon.
Surf: Knee to waist high S ground swell with occasional stomach 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 SW 5-10mph.
Surf: Ankle to knee high NNW medium period swell.
Conditions: Clean with E winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ENE for the afternoon.
**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**