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: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 3:15am HST
High Surf Advisory
Effective: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 3:15am to Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 6:00am
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST WEDNESDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...Surf heights along north facing shores will rise to 18 to 22 feet over Niihau and Kauai and 15 to 20 feet over Oahu and Molokai this afternoon. Surf heights along west facing shores will rise to 14 to 18 feet over Niihau and Kauai and 10 to 14 feet over Oahu and Molokai this afternoon. High surf will hold through tonight.
* WHERE...North and west facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu and Molokai.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM HST Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Moderate. Strong breaking waves and strong currents will make swimming 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
- 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.
** END NOTIFICATION ***