Maui areaThe Maui area
Maui Station Area of responsibility
The Maui station is situated on the southern bank of the island of Maui in the port of Maalaea. Northeastern winds often reach 20-30 kts at the station. The AOR encompasses the water bodies of all four Isles of Maui County (Maui, Molokai, Lanai, & Kaho'olawe) and the Molokini Crater.
The predominant wind usually brings the EOR downwind, except Maalaea Bay off Sugar Beach and the Alenuihaha and Pailolo channels. The Honolulu sector has been abandoned, covering up to 50 NM of Maui County as well as the north coastlines on the Big Island of Hawaii.
You will find the sunny and dryest area of Maui on the quiet southwest coastline. With its kilometre-long sand and clear view of the Lanai, Molokini and Kahoolawe Isles, South Maui is a place for rotten weather and romantically night. Discover the evergreen marine tank at Maui Ocean Center in whale-friendly Maalaea Bay.
Shopping/dining in some of the best Maui' s best hotels and inns. Maui' s cordial welcome on the stunning south coastline. The Kihei is a coastline on Maui's south-west bank, the sunny and dryest end of the isle. On the south-western banks of Maui there are many exceptional shorelines, among them Makena Strand, also known as "Big Beach" and one of the best on the isle.
Famous for its five lovely crescent-shaped sandy shores and secluded golfs, Wailea is a luxury resorts town in southern Maui stretching over 1,500 acre of breathtaking sea-view. Patrons who defy the characteristic hairpins and small Hana Highway footbridges are awarded with a view of luxuriant rain forests, wonderful falls and tropical sands.
Observe the sun rise from the top of Haleakala, see the deserts of old Hawaii and explore local specialities. Kaanapali Beach, one of Maui's most popular coastlines, provides three mile of heaven where sea adventure and complete recreation awaits.