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, November 14, 2017 - 3:49pm HST
High Surf Advisory
Effective: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 3:49pm to Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00am
.A NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL WILL BUILD THIS EVENING...PEAK LATE TONIGHT...THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AFTER A BRIEF PERIOD BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS...A NEW NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BUILD LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND...WITH SURF ONCE AGAIN REACHING ADVISORY LEVELS.
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST THURSDAY.
* SURF...6 TO 10 FEET.
* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* 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.
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