...High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday...
A high surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday.
* Surf...10 to 15 feet along north facing shores...8 to 12 feet along west facing shores...and 5 to 8 feet along south facing shores.
* Timing...through tonight.
* Impacts...moderate...expect strong breaking waves...shore break...and strong long shore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
Beachgoers...swimmers...and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.
329 PM HST sun Oct 19 2014
...Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 6 PM HST Monday...
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
* Kauai...Niihau and Oahu.
* Until 6 PM HST Monday.
* Rainbands associated with Hurricane Ana may produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches with locally up to 8 inches on Kauai and an additional 2 to 4 inches on Oahu overnight. If these amounts occur within a short period of time...flash flooding may occur.
* In addition to possible flash flooding...excessive runoff may result in rock and mudslides in steep terrain.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is very dangerous. Remember that it does not have to be raining heavily where you are for flash flooding to occur.
Monitor the latest forecasts and be prepared to take immediate action if flash flood warnings are issued.