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: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 7:51am HST
High Surf Advisory
Effective: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 7:51am to 6:00pm
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND AND KAUAI AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF LANAI...
.Swells from Tropical Storm Olivia will peak today as the system moves through the island chain.
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING...
...HIGH SURF WARNING IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM HST this evening. The High Surf Warning has been cancelled.
* SURF...6 to 10 feet along east facing shores of Big Island.
* TIMING...through this afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
A High Surf Advisory is issued when waves reach threshold criteria for a particular island and shoreline.
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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