Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Windward Haleakala (HIZ020) Hawaii Issued by the National Weather Service

 

High Surf Advisory High Surf Advisory - Windward Haleakala (Hawaii)


Updated:Fri, 15-Dec-2017 3:33am HST
Effective:Fri, 15-Dec-2017 3:33am HST
Expires:Sat, 16-Dec-2017 6:00am HST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Big Island North and East; Kauai Windward; Maui Windward West; Molokai Windward; Oahu Koolau; Windward Haleakala
 
Instructions: Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.

Message summary: ...high surf advisory for east facing shores of kauai oahu molokai maui and the big island...
.strong northeast winds will produce rough surf above advisory levels along east facing shores today and tonight. Northwest swell will continue to decline today through saturday, and the advisory for north and west facing shores has been cancelled.
...high surf advisory now in effect until 6 am hst saturday...
* surf...along east facing shores, 6 to 10 feet.
* timing...until 6 am hst early saturday morning.
* impacts...moderate, expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong currents making swimming dangerous.
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