Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Windward Haleakala (HIZ047) Hawaii Issued by the National Weather Service

 

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


Updated:Sat, 26-Nov-2022 3:38pm HST
Effective:Sat, 26-Nov-2022 3:38pm HST
Expires:Sun, 27-Nov-2022 6:00am HST
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Big Island East; Big Island North; Kauai East; Kauai North; Kohala; Koolau Windward; Maui Central Valley North; Maui Windward West; Molokai North; Molokai West; Molokai Windward; Niihau; Oahu North Shore; Olomana; Windward Haleakala
 
Instructions: Stay away from the shoreline along the affected coasts. Be prepared for road closures.

Message summary: ...high surf warning for north and east facing shores of niihau kauai oahu molokai and maui and north and west facing shores of big island through 6 am hst sunday...
...high surf advisory for west facing shores of maui and north facing shores of lanai through 6 am hst sunday...
.a large north-northeast (010-040 degrees) swell will slowly diminish tonight and sunday.
...high surf warning remains in effect until 6 am hst sunday...
* what...dangerously large breaking waves of 20 to 30 feet along north facing shores, and waves up to 15 feet along east facing shores. Waves up to 15 feet along west facing shores of the big island.
* where...portions of kauai, maui, molokai, niihau, oahu and the big island hawaii.
* when...until 6 am hst sunday.
* impacts...high. Expect very strong breaking waves and powerful currents. Waves breaking in channel entrances may make navigating the channels dangerous.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone HIZ047

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