Current statements, watches, advisories, and warnings for Hawaii beaches. These advisories are distributed by City and County Lifeguards, the National Weather Service, and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
The information on this Website is intended to assist you in making an aware and informed decision in choosing a beach destination appropriate to your personal ocean skill level. Hawaii Beach Safety strives to deliver the most accurate, timely information available to promote a positive beach experience. These alerts are provided for your informational purposes only.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... THE ISLAND OF OAHU IN HONOLULU COUNTY
* UNTIL 415 PM HST
* AT 113 PM HST...RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF HEAVY SHOWERS BETWEEN MILILANI AND WAHIAWA. THESE SHOWERS ARE SLOWLY MOVING SOUTHWARD. RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE SHOWERS.
* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO... HONOLULU...KAPOLEI...MAKAKILO CITY...WAIPAHU... WAIANAE... AND BARBERS POINT. THIS ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND 415 PM HST IF HEAVY RAIN PERSISTS.
Beaches: Aliʻi Beach Park, Bellows Field Beach, Waikiki - Dukes, Ehukai Beach, Haleʻiwa Beach, Hanauma Bay, Kailua Beach, Flat Island, Mokulua Islands, Waikiki - Kapiolani Park, Waikiki - Queens, Waikiki - Kuhio, Maili Beach, Makaha Beach, Makapuʻu Beach, Rabbit Island, Nanakuli Beach, Depot's Beach, Pokai Beach, Keawaʻula Beach, Sans Souci, Sandy Beach, Sunset Beach, Chun's Reef, Laniakea Beach, Waimanalo Bay, Waimanalo Beach, Waimea Bay, Chinaman's Hat, Ala Moana Beach, Magic Island Lagoon, KeʻWaena Beach, Kualoa Regional Park
Types of Alerts
These alerts are listed in order of lowest-to-highest order of concern.
StatementA statement is issued to advise the community regarding events that are scheduled or can be reasonably predicted to happen that may affect beach or ocean usage.
WatchA watch is issued to allow time for preparation for a beach event.
AdvisoryAn advisory is issued when events are occurring that are not a direct threat to life or property.
WarningWarnings are issued when a beach event is occurring or imminent and action is needed to protect life and property.
ClosureAccess to this city beach park is being denied for public safety purposes.