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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 3:49pm HST

High Surf Advisory

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Effective: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 3:49pm to Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00am

Alert:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES UNTIL 6 AM HST THURSDAY...

.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.
Description:

A High Surf Advisory is issued when waves reach threshold criteria for a particular island and shoreline.

Warning Instruction:
BEACHGOERS, SWIMMERS, AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE CAUTION.

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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Alert Identifier: 6960
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