South Big Island Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Warning
Statement as of 3:46 PM HST on August 31, 2015

... High surf warning now in effect until 6 am HST Wednesday...

The high surf warning is now in effect until 6 am HST Wednesday.

* Surf... along east facing shores... 12 to 18 feet into Tuesday.

* Timing... peaking tonight and early Tuesday. The large surf
will be reinforced on Wednesday by swell from distant Hurricane
Jimena. Elevated surf will persist through at least the weekend.

* Impacts... high... expect ocean water occasionally sweeping across
portions of beaches... very strong breaking waves and strong
longshore and rip currents. Breaking waves may occasionally
impact harbors making navigating The Harbor channel dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These dangerous conditions mean that only highly experienced
persons should enter the water. Inexperienced persons should
remain off beaches and adjacent beachfront areas. Large breaking
surf... significant shorebreak... and dangerous currents make
entering the water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water
could face significant injury or death.



Wroe


Record Report
Statement as of 4:32 PM HST on August 31, 2015

... Record high temperature tied at Hilo hi...
... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Lihue hi...

The record high temperature of 89 degrees was tied at Hilo hi today.
This ties the old record of 89 degrees set in 1996.

A record rainfall of 0.69 inches was set at Lihue hi today.
This breaks the old record of 0.36 set in 1993.


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