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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Maui Windward West (HIZ017) Hawaii Issued by the National Weather Service

High Surf Warning High Surf Warning – Maui Windward West (Hawaii)


Updated: Sat 15-Dec-18 03:51pm HST
Effective: Sat 15-Dec-18 04:00pm HST
Expires: Mon 17-Dec-18 06:00am HST
Severity: Moderate
Urgency: Expected
Certainty: Likely
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met

Areas affected: Kauai Leeward; Kauai Windward; Maui Windward West; Molokai Leeward; Molokai Windward; Niihau; Oahu Koolau; Oahu North Shore; Waianae Coast; Windward Haleakala
 

Instructions: Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Large breaking surf, significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face significant injury or death.

Message Summary:

…high surf warning for north and west facing shores of niihau kauai oahu molokai and north facing shores of maui…
…high surf advisory for north facing shores of the big island…
.forerunners from a large, long-period northwest swell is starting to arrive along exposed north and west facing shores. Surf is expected to rise rapidly tonight, peak sunday and gradually lower sunday night. Another large northwest swell is expected on tuesday.
…high surf warning remains in effect until 6 am hst monday…
* surf…rapidly rising to 25 to 35 feet late tonight and sunday along north and west facing shores of niihau and kauai, and north facing shores of oahu, molokai, and maui; quickly building to 20 to 26 feet late tonight and sunday along west facing shores of oahu and molokai. Surf will gradually lower sunday night.
* timing…building tonight, peaking sunday and gradually decreasing sunday night.
* 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.

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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone HIZ017

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories for zone HIZ018.

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Maui Central Valley (HIZ019) Hawaii Issued by the National Weather Service

High Surf Warning High Surf Warning – Maui Central Valley (Hawaii)


Updated: Sat 15-Dec-18 03:51pm HST
Effective: Sat 15-Dec-18 04:00pm HST
Expires: Mon 17-Dec-18 06:00am HST
Severity: Moderate
Urgency: Expected
Certainty: Likely
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met

Areas affected: Maui Central Valley
 

Instructions: Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Large breaking surf, significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face significant injury or death.

Message Summary:

…high surf warning for north and west facing shores of niihau kauai oahu molokai and north facing shores of maui…
…high surf advisory for north facing shores of the big island…
.forerunners from a large, long-period northwest swell is starting to arrive along exposed north and west facing shores. Surf is expected to rise rapidly tonight, peak sunday and gradually lower sunday night. Another large northwest swell is expected on tuesday.
…high surf warning in effect until 6 am hst monday…
The national weather service in honolulu has issued a high surf warning, which is in effect until 6 am hst monday.
* surf…rapidly rising to 25 to 35 feet late tonight and sunday along north and west facing shores.
* timing…building tonight, peaking sunday and gradually decreasing sunday night.
* 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.

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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Windward Haleakala (HIZ020) Hawaii Issued by the National Weather Service

High Surf Warning High Surf Warning – Windward Haleakala (Hawaii)


Updated: Sat 15-Dec-18 03:51pm HST
Effective: Sat 15-Dec-18 04:00pm HST
Expires: Mon 17-Dec-18 06:00am HST
Severity: Moderate
Urgency: Expected
Certainty: Likely
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met

Areas affected: Kauai Leeward; Kauai Windward; Maui Windward West; Molokai Leeward; Molokai Windward; Niihau; Oahu Koolau; Oahu North Shore; Waianae Coast; Windward Haleakala
 

Instructions: Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Large breaking surf, significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face significant injury or death.

Message Summary:

…high surf warning for north and west facing shores of niihau kauai oahu molokai and north facing shores of maui…
…high surf advisory for north facing shores of the big island…
.forerunners from a large, long-period northwest swell is starting to arrive along exposed north and west facing shores. Surf is expected to rise rapidly tonight, peak sunday and gradually lower sunday night. Another large northwest swell is expected on tuesday.
…high surf warning remains in effect until 6 am hst monday…
* surf…rapidly rising to 25 to 35 feet late tonight and sunday along north and west facing shores of niihau and kauai, and north facing shores of oahu, molokai, and maui; quickly building to 20 to 26 feet late tonight and sunday along west facing shores of oahu and molokai. Surf will gradually lower sunday night.
* timing…building tonight, peaking sunday and gradually decreasing sunday night.
* 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.

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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone HIZ020

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories for zone HIZ021.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories for zone HIZ022.