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:Mon, 27-Mar-2017 3:42pm HST
Effective:Mon, 27-Mar-2017 3:42pm HST
Expires:Tue, 28-Mar-2017 6:00am HST

Areas affected: Maui Central Valley; Molokai Leeward; Molokai Windward; Waianae Coast; Windward Haleakala
Instructions: Beachgoers...swimmers...and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body boarders utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.

Message summary: ...high surf advisory remains in effect for north and west facing shores of niihau...kauai...oahu and molokai...for north facing shores of maui...and west facing shores of the big island...
.the west northwest swell continues to bring advisory level surf to exposed north and west facing beaches.
...high surf advisory now in effect until 6 am hst tuesday...
* surf...along west facing shores of oahu...north and west facing shores of molokai and north facing shores of maui east of kahului...10 to 15 feet with occasional higher sets.
* timing...through 6 am hst tuesday.
* impacts...moderate...expect strong breaking waves...shore break...and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
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