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: Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 7:49pm HST
High Surf Advisory
Effective: Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 7:49pm to Friday, November 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
.A reinforcing northwest swell will elevate surf late tonight and maintain advisory level surf through Friday. This swell will peak late tonight into early Friday morning then steadily decline through Saturday.
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Surf rising up to 15 to 20 feet tonight along exposed north facing shores then gradually steadily declining late Friday. Surf rising up to 10 to 14 feet tonight along exposed west facing shores then steadily declining late Friday.
* WHERE...North and west facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu and Molokai, and north facing shores of Maui.
* WHEN...Until 6 PM HST Friday.
* 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.
- Aliʻi Beach Park
- Ehukai Beach
- Haleʻiwa Beach
- Maili Beach
- Makaha Beach
- Nanakuli Beach
- Depot’s Beach
- Pokai Beach
- Keawaʻula Beach
- Sunset Beach
- Chun’s Reef
- Laniakea Beach
- Waimea Bay
- KeʻWaena Beach
- D.T. Fleming Park
- Haʻena Beach Park
- Keʻe Beach
- Hanalei Bay
- Anahola Beach Park
- Kealia Beach Park
- Lydgate Beach
- Lydgate Pond
- Poipu Beach Park
- Salt Pond Beach Park
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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