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High Surf Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
332 AM HST Sat Oct 20 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL ISLANDS
THROUGH 6 PM MONDAY...

.A powerful storm in the southern hemisphere generated a long-
period south swell that will build today, peak tonight and Sunday,
then gradually diminish early next week.

HIZ001>003-005-006-012>014-016-018>021-023>026-210400-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0048.000000T0000Z-181023T0400Z/
Niihau-Kauai Windward-Kauai Leeward-Oahu South Shore-
Waianae Coast-Molokai Windward-Molokai Leeward-Lanai Makai-
Kahoolawe-Maui Leeward West-Maui Central Valley-
Windward Haleakala-Leeward Haleakala-Kona-South Big Island-
Big Island North and East-Kohala-
332 AM HST Sat Oct 20 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY...

* SURF...5 to 8 feet this morning, building to 6 to 10 feet this
  afternoon, then rising to 8 to 12 feet tonight and Sunday.

* TIMING...Building today, peaking tonight and Sunday, then slowly
  diminishing on Monday.

* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore break,
  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. Know your limits and
seek ocean recreation areas best suited for your abilities.
Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body boarders
utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.

&&

$$

Jelsema



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