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What If It Rains On Our Maui Surf Lesson?

Our surf lessons take place in the beautiful city of Lahaina on the island of Maui. Lahaina is very hot and dry about 80% of the year. If it rains it only sprinkles for about twenty minutes max. If it rains during our surf lessons we do not cancel because you’ll only get wet once you’re in the ocean. There are a couple of times when we will cancel: if there’s a hurricane, tsunami, or the wind is really howling. Take a look at this article below for more information.

5 Reasons to Surf in the Rain

Written by The Surfing Sumo

Yep, August has let us down again. Despite an awesome start to the summer, we find ourselves staring out of the window at yet another wet bank holiday. So stop moping about and get yourself down to the beach. Here are five reasons why you should be in the sea when it rains.

1. You’re gonna get wet anyway!

Billy Connolly says, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, there’s only the wrong clothes.” And the perfect clothes for wet weather? A wetsuit. Unfortunately, you’re gonna look a right numpty walking the streets of your local town in a wetsuit (unless you’re also carrying a surf board) so our advice would be to get in the sea.

2. The beach will be empty

Us Brits are a hardy bunch, but even we draw the line at sunbathing in the rain. So you won’t have to zig zag through the maze of windbreakers or dodge frisbies to get down to the water. Parking will be a dream too, lots of space, right at the front!

3. The wind drops when it rains

It’s true, unless Hurricane Bertha has made an unwelcome return, a nice downpour is usually accompanied by a drop in wind – which also means that waves clean up. We’re not sure why, but ask our friends over at Hotswell, they’re the experts.

4. There’s nothing else to do

What are you gonna do, stay at home on the Xbox? If you’re on holiday, the wet weather options are even more dire…museum anyone? No, get yourself booked into a surf lesson and get properly wet.

5. It’s like the final scene of Point Break

You know the one, Patrick Swayze stood on Bells Beach staring out at huge waves rolling in. “Just waiting for my set, braa.” It’s hardcore. So if you wanna feel hardcore too, stop being a wuss and suit up!

 

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