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: Friday, January 14, 2022 - 3:31am HST
High Surf Advisory
Effective: Friday, January 14, 2022 - 3:31am to 6:00pm
.Advisory level surf will continue along exposed north and west facing shores today as a west-northwest swell moves through. A reinforcing, west-northwest swell expected tonight into Saturday will likely lead to the advisory being extended through much of the weekend.
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Surf of 15 to 20 feet along north facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, and Maui. Surf of 10 to 15 feet along west facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai.
* WHERE...North and west facing shores of Kauai, Niihau, Oahu, and Molokai, and for north facing shores of Maui.
* WHEN...Until 6 PM HST this evening.
* 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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