What is the Water Temperature in Maui?


You have planned your Maui vacation and are now wondering, what is the water temperature in Maui? Maui is well known for its warm mild weather and ocean temperatures all year long. Yes, we can get the occasional storm and rainy weather, but the average temperature of the water in Maui only fluctuates between 74-80 F degrees and the air fluctuates between 70-80 degrees F. That makes for very stable and pleasant conditions. During the winter months the water does feel cooler because the air is cooler, however you can comfortably snorkel, snuba and dive year round in Maui. During the cooler months of December-May the average ocean temperatures range from 74-76 degrees F. If you think you may be chilly while snorkeling, we recommend wearing a neoprene a wet suit top while and you will be nice and warm. During the warmer months of June-November, you expect Maui ocean temperatures to range from 77-80 degrees F. During these months we highly recommend wearing a rash guard top in order to protect you from the sun’s harmful rays. Do keep in mind that you can get sunburned all year long and the worst sunburns happen when it is cloudy and you are not expecting it. If you choose to experience a snorkel excursion to Molokini, most of the boats offer wet suit and rash guard tops for rent. You may be wondering about ocean water temperatures so you can plan your activities your snorkeling excursion and other activities accordingly. In this article you can read details about Maui ocean temperatures and conditions based on the time of year. The great thing about Maui is you can enjoy ocean sports and adventures all year round. That’s why they say Maui No Ka Oi, which means Maui is the best!