Big Island North and East Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 3:04 PM HST on August 03, 2015

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

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

* Surf... along east facing shores... 6 to 10 feet tonight and 5 to
8 feet on Tuesday.

* Timing... surf will remain elevated tonight and then decline on
Tuesday.

* 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.





Tropical Storm Watch
Statement as of 5:45 PM HST on August 03, 2015

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

... Precautionary/preparedness actions...
precautionary/preparedness actions...

Loose objects such as lawn furniture... garbage cans... and other
items should be secured or stored indoors.


... Probability of tropical storm/hurricane conditions...
the chance for tropical storm force winds is 14 percent at
Hilo and 17 percent at Kahului.

... Winds...
although the latest forecast is for sustained winds to remain
below tropical storm force of 39 mph... 34 knots... only a small
change in the track of Guillermo could result in higher winds.

... Inland flooding...
there is a chance of localized heavy rainfall and thunderstorms
as Guillermo passes northeast of the islands. Rainfall amounts of
1 to 3 inches will be possible in some areas... with isolated
local maximum amounts to 7 inches possible mainly in higher
terrain. Rainfall amounts would be lower if Guillermo tracks
farther away from the islands than currently forecast.



Record Report
Statement as of 4:29 PM HST on August 3, 2015

... Record high temperature tied at Honolulu HI...

A high temperature of 91 degrees at Honolulu HI
today ties the old record of 91 last set in 2003.