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:Sun, 21-Oct-2018 3:28pm HST
Effective:Sun, 21-Oct-2018 3:28pm HST
Expires:Mon, 22-Oct-2018 6:00pm HST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Big Island North and East; Kahoolawe; Kauai Leeward; Kauai Windward; Kohala; Kona; Lanai Makai; Leeward Haleakala; Maui Central Valley; Maui Leeward West; Molokai Leeward; Molokai Windward; Niihau; Oahu South Shore; South Big Island; Waianae Coast; Windward Haleakala
 
Instructions: Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Know your limits and seek ocean recreation areas best suited for your abilities.

Message summary: ...high surf advisory for south facing shores of all islands through 6 pm monday...
.a long period south swell generated by a powerful storm in the southern hemisphere will gradually decline tonight and monday.
...high surf advisory remains in effect until 6 pm hst monday...
* surf...7 to 11 feet overnight, lowering to 6 to 8 feet monday, for south facing shores.
* timing...slowly diminishing tonight and monday.
* impacts...moderate...expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
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