Oahu Koolau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 9:24 AM HST on December 18, 2014

...High surf advisory in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 6 PM HST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 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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