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Maui Surf Forecast for January 18, 2021

January 18, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
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HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH FACING SHORES


Shores Today Tuesday
Surf Surf
AM PM AM PM
North Facing 19-24 30-38 16-20 12-16
West Facing 3-5 3-5 2-4 2-4
South Facing 1-3 1-3 2-4 2-4
East Facing 3-5 4-6 5-7 5-7
TODAY

Weather Cloudy. Frequent showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the mid 70s.
Winds Breezy. North winds 20 to 25 mph.
Tides
Kahului Low 0.5 feet 12:57 PM HST.
Sunrise 7:05 AM HST.
Sunset 6:08 PM HST.
TONIGHT

Weather Cloudy. Frequent showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
Low Temperature In the mid 60s.
Winds Breezy. Northeast winds around 25 mph,
diminishing to around 15 mph after
midnight.
Tides
Kahului High 1.1 feet 06:12 PM HST.
Low 0.6 feet 11:17 PM HST.
TUESDAY

Weather Cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature In the mid 70s.
Winds Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides
Kahului High 1.8 feet 06:15 AM HST.
Low 0.5 feet 01:38 PM HST.
Sunrise 7:05 AM HST.
Sunset 6:08 PM HST.

Swell Summary

A new and slightly smaller northwest swell will be spreading down the island chain today and tonight. The swell will be subsiding tonight resulting in smaller but still elevated surf on Tuesday. A moderate size northwest swell with a more west component is due in on Friday, peak Saturday and Saturday night.

NORTH SHORE

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Knee to waist high NNW short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to 1-3′ overhead high.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Conditions: Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with NE winds less than 5mph. Choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting N 20-25mph.

SOUTH SHORE

am        pm  

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Surf: Small scale (ankle to knee high) surf.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NNE winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting N 10-15mph.

WEST SIDE

am        pm  

Surf: Knee to thigh high N short period wind swell for the morning with occasional waist high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to 1-2′ overhead high.

Conditions: Clean in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Sideshore/choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting N 15-20mph.

Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov and SwellInfo.com

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