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 24, 2022 - 3:32am HST
Effective: Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 3:32am to Friday, November 25, 2022 - 6:00am
.A cold front moving into the northwestern islands will produce strong and gusty northeast winds after passing through each island today. The potential for very strong wind gusts continues for typical windier locations, such as mountain ridges or leeward areas prone to gusty winds.
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Northeast winds 15 to 35 mph with localized gusts up to 50 mph.
* WHERE...Portions of Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, Maui and the Big Island.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM HST Friday.
* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can tear off shingles, knock down tree branches, blow away tents and awnings and make driving difficult, especially for drivers of high profile vehicles.
A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph and/or frequent gusts to 50 mph or greater 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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