Hawaiian Lifeguard Association
National Weather ServiceWeather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI
County of HawaiʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Division
City and County of HonoluluEmergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division
County of KauaʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau
County of MauiParks and Recreation - Aquatics Division
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:20am HST
Effective: Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:20am to 12:00pm
...HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until noon HST today. The High Wind Warning has been cancelled.
* WINDS...West to northwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph over interior and eastern sections of the Big Island. Winds will be strongest over and downslope from the higher terrain, and where most efficiently funneled around the terrain and through valleys. This includes the city of Hilo where strong north to northwest winds are expected briefly during the morning hours.
* TIMING...Through Noon today.
* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can bring down tree branches and cause local power outages. These strong winds can cause car doors to slam and make driving difficult, particularly for high profile vehicles.
A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph and/or frequent gusts to 50 mph or greater are occurring or imminent.
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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