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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: Friday, October 12, 2018 - 3:36am HST

High Surf Advisory

*** START NOTIFICATION ***

Effective: Friday, October 12, 2018 - 3:36am to 6:00pm

Alert:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...

.A swell from the southern hemisphere will produce large surf along south facing shores through today, then slowly subside this weekend.

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING...

* SURF...6 to 8 feet along south facing shores.

* TIMING...Through today, then lowering this weekend.

* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong currents making swimming 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.

** END NOTIFICATION ***

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Alert Identifier: 9496
  • kauai
  • oahu
  • maui
  • hawaii