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
High Wind Warning
Effective: Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:20am to Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
* WINDS...West 90 to 120 mph with gusts up to 150 mph, decreasing to 50 to 70 with gusts to 85 mph by late this afternoon for the Big Island summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.
* TIMING...Through 6 PM Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving and hiking extremely dangerous. Travel to the summits should be delayed until the high winds subside.
A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds exceeding 40 mph and/or frequent gusts over 60 mph 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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