Weather

High surf is expected with waves generally between 6 and 8 feet

Strong trades continue this weekend with gusts up to 30 mph. A few isolated showers, mainly in windward communities, will be possible in the early morning. Plenty of sunshine will be expected otherwise for Father’s Day weekend. High surf is expected with waves generally between 6 and 8 feet (sometimes higher). Click here to download our mobile app for Android …

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Maui County now under a “Special Weather Advisory” by the NWS

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Special Weather Statement for the County of Maui. This includes the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe. Showers will increase over most windward sections this morning, as moisture associated with an approaching surface trough interacts with an upper level low to the northeast of the islands. Some of the showers …

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Trade Winds planning to stick around for the weekend

Strong trade winds continue this weekend with gusts up to 25 mph possible throughout Maui. A disturbance strengthens this weekend, increasing our rain threats Saturday and Sunday. Surf may reach advisory levels this weekend (generally around 4 ft) Click here to download our mobile app for Android and iOS

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Trade winds expected to fizzle for the weekend

MAUIWatch Chief Meteorologist Susie Martin has your weather outlook for Aloha Friday and weekend of June 4, 2016. Brought to you by Maui Electric The trade winds fade this weekend as light, variable winds take over. Humidity and haze will increase with scattered showers, mainly in the afternoon (in particular for leeward communities). Surf stays small and below advisory level.

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Heavy rains prompt Flood Advisory for Maui

At 2:20 p.m. radar indicated heavy rain near Ulupalakua with rainfall rates over two (2) inches per hour. Locations in this advisory include but are not limited to: Kihei, Kula, Wailea, Makena, Keokea, Ulupalakua, and Maalaea. The National Weather Service has ISSUED a FLOOD ADVISORY for MAUI ISLAND in effect until 5:15 p.m. Click here to download our mobile app …

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Moderate rain extends Flood Advisory until noon

At 8:55 a.m. radar and gauges indicated moderate rain continuing to fall across windward Maui this morning. Stream gauges have leveled off but remain elevated, and any briefly heavy shower could produce flooding on saturated ground. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kahului, Lahaina, Pauwela, Honokowai, Kaupo, Haiku, Makawao and Paia. The National Weather Service has …

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East Maui areas under morning Flood Advisory

At 6:16 a.m., radar indicated moderate to heavy showers anchored along the lower windward slopes of east Maui, upslope from Nahiku to Hana and Hamoa to Kaupo. Rainfall rates will be 1 to 2 inches per hour, resulting in rapid stream rises in east Maui, including the Oheo gulch. Locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to Kipahulu, …

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Blustery N to NE winds expected over the windward sides of Maui

A dissipating front will stall near the Big Island today and bring a rather wet with blustery N to NE winds over the windward sides of Maui and the Big Island today. Showers will linger over the same areas on Thursday with showers spreading back towards Oahu on Friday. A Wind Advisory is in effect for Lanai. Today: Breezy with …

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Flash Flood Watch extended for Maui County

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a Flash Flood Watch for the County of Maui until later this afternoon. An upper level trough over the state will create instability that will interact with the daytime heating and moisture. Heavy showers and thunderstorms capable of producing flash flooding will be possible today as a result. Please continue to monitor …

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