Hawaiian Lifeguard Association
National Weather ServiceWeather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI
County of HawaiʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Division
City and County of HonoluluEmergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division
County of KauaʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau
County of MauiParks and Recreation - Aquatics Division
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 3:44pm HST
High Surf Advisory
Effective: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 3:44pm to Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 6:00am
.Strong to near gale-force trade winds will produce large and rough surf along east facing shores through Wednesday night. Surf will begin to trend down Thursday through Friday.
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST THURSDAY...
* WHAT...Surf of 7 to 10 feet through Wednesday, lowering to 5 to 8 feet Wednesday night.
* WHERE...East facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and Big Island.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM HST Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Moderate. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
A High Surf Advisory is issued when waves reach threshold criteria for a particular island and shoreline.
- Bellows Field Beach
- Kailua Beach
- Flat Island
- Mokulua Islands
- Makapuʻu Beach
- Rabbit Island
- Waimanalo Bay
- Waimanalo Beach
- Chinaman’s Hat
- Kualoa Regional Park
- D.T. Fleming Park
- Ahalanui Park
- Richardson Ocean Park
- Leleiwi Beach Park
- Pohoiki Beach
- Onekahakaha Beach Park
- Carlsmith Beach Park
- Honoliʻi Beach Park
- Kekaha Beach Park
Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.
If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.
** END NOTIFICATION ***