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Hawaii's ocean and beach conditions are as unique as the islands themselves. This website constantly monitors the surf, wind, and reports from public safety officials that directly affect the conditions for safety of Hawaiian beaches. Use the hazard signs below to quickly assess conditions and help you find the appropriate beach for your visit.
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Hazard RatingsChoose a beach that best matches your ability and comfort level in the water. For the safest beach experience select beaches with a normal caution level identified (yellow square).
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Two ratings are calculated for each beach. Choose the appropriate rating based on your activity.
BEACH & NEARSHORE
This describes the beach, shoreline and surf conditions. This information is important to beach goers, swimmers, snorkelers and surfers.
This describes the ocean conditions. This information is important for kayakers and boaters.
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