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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 13, 2018 - 4:03pm HST

High Surf Advisory

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Effective: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:03pm to Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00pm

Alert:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY UNTIL 6 PM WEDNESDAY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI...

* SURF...12 to 16 feet along north and west facing facing shores of Niihau and Kauai and north facing shores of Oahu Molokai and Maui.

* TIMING...Continuing through Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Moderate...expect strong breaking waves and strong currents making swimming dangerous.
Description:

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

Instruction:
Heed all advice from ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Know your limits. If in doubt, do not go out.

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: 9689
  • kauai
  • oahu
  • maui