Alerts

High Surf Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Kauai
  • Honolulu
  • Maui
  • Hawaii

NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-
MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
341 PM HST THU NOV 23 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY...

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES 25 TO 30 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SETS TO 35 FEET ON OUTER REEFS...AND TO 10 TO 15 FEET ALONG EAST
FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG
ISLAND. EXPECT SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES TO DROP TO 20 TO
25 FEET FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SLOWLY DECLINING THROUGH FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING
ACROSS PORTIONS OF BEACHES...CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR
IMPACTS TO COASTAL PROPERTIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE...INCLUDING
ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION...EXPECT VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES AND
STRONG CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES MAY OCCASIONALLY IMPACT
HARBORS MAKING NAVIGATING THE HARBOR CHANNEL DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...STAY WELL AWAY FROM THE
SHORELINE IN THE AFFECTED AREAS. BE PREPARED FOR ROAD CLOSURES.

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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Maui
  • Hawaii

Lanai Makai-Lanai Mauka-Big Island North and East-Kohala-
338 PM HST Thu Nov 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...Northeast 25 to 35 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph
across the island of Lanai, as well as the leeward Kohala and
Kohala mountain areas on the Big Island.

* TIMING...through 6 AM HST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can knock down palm fronds and
tree branches, and make driving difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or
gusts of at least 50 mph, are expected. Motorists should use
extra caution.

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