Niihau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 3:54 PM HST on December 18, 2014

...High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST Friday...

A high surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST Friday.

* Surf...along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai...and north facing shores of Oahu...Molokai and Maui... 12 to 16 feet. Along west facing shores of Oahu and Molokai... 8 to 12 feet.

* Timing...through 6 PM HST Friday.

* Impacts...moderate...expect strong breaking waves...shore break...and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers...swimmers...and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body boarders utilizing Harbor channels to access surfing areas.

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