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, March 13, 2018 - 3:10pm HST
High Surf Advisory
Effective: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 3:10pm to Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
.The north swell is decreasing with surf along north-facing shores dropping below the advisory level. However, surf along east- facing shores is expected to remain above the advisory level through Wednesday.
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST WEDNESDAY...
* SURF...Along east facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and the Big Island, 5 to 8 feet.
* TIMING...Through Wednesday afternoon.
* 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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