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FIRST TROPICAL STORM OF THE PACIFIC HURRICANE SEASON

May 25 begins National Hurricane Preparedness Week and we will welcome it with the first named storm of the Pacific hurricane season. Tropical Storm Amanda has formed off the coast of Mexico and could reach hurricane strength in the next 48 hours (by Memorial Day). The storm is not expected to make landfall. Instead, forecasters have predicted it will drift …

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Wet weather forecast for the Memorial Day Weekend

Today is another hot, sticky, hazy day. Temps climbing into the mid to upper 80’s. Winds light and variable from 5 – 15mph. Building cloud cover in the afternoon due to daytime heating. Possibility of isolated downpours from those clouds. Surfwise, today the SSW is holding in the waist-chest high range at the better south exposures of Maui County. A …

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Humid weather in today’s forecast

Today we expect partly sunny skies and humid, hazy weather – again. Sorry folks our natural air conditioner is in the OFF position for the next several days. A land and sea breeze pattern will prevail, leading to afternoon clouds and showers over the islands followed by partial clearing at night. Winds are expected up to 15 mph out of …

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Sunny skies but muggy Sunday forecast

Today we expect sunny skies and another round of muggy, hazy conditions. High temperatures will climb into the mid to upper 80’s with light and variable winds becoming sea breezes for leeward spots of Maui County. Light winds, sticky and hazy weather is expected to continue into next week. Showers will favor interior and leeward areas during the afternoon and …

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Weekend weather improves with sunshine

Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! Here on the leeward side of Maui it’s been a beautiful day so far although quite muggy. This afternoon we could see some afternoon cloud build up with the possibility of scattered showers. Skies will clear overnight. High temperatures will climb into the upper 80’s for our hottest areas. Light and variable winds are …

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Sunny skies are back for Aloha Friday

Today we expect partly sunny skies and isolated windward and mauka showers. Leeward sides could see a repeat of afternoon clouds and showers if convection kicks in like it did yesterday due to daytime heating and sea breezes taking hold. Highs getting into the mid to upper 80’s and feeling hotter than the thermometer indicates due to the light and …

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6.8M quake rocks the coast of Central America

A 6.8M earthquake has occurred off the coast of Central America – 128km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a statement indicating there is NO tsunami threat to the Hawaiian Islands.

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Aloha Monday Weather

Happy Aloha Monday! Today we expect partly sunny skies with showers likely for windward and mauka areas of Maui County. Scattered showers in leeward spots. Winds are out of the northeast from 10 – 20 mph. Highs expected to climb into the mid to upper 80’s. Much of Maui County will be wet through midweek. Showers will gradually decrease after …

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More muggy weather in todays forecast

Today is another muggy, hazy day for Maui County. Partly sunny skies and isolated showers for windward areas. Leeward spots, isolated showers in the morning and scattered showers in the afternoon with building cloud cover. Highs climbing into the upper 80’s for our hottest areas. Variable winds to 15 mph. These conditions are expected to persist over most of Maui …

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Hazy/Muggy Weather Sticking Around

A few more days of sticky weather in the forecast. Mostly sunny skies this morning with some cloud build expected late morning through the afternoon. Isolated afternoon showers for lee/interior spots. Highs climbing into the mid to upper 80’s and variable winds from 5-15mph. We expect mostly dry weather and lighter than normal winds this week. A front approaching the …

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