Kauai News

High Surf Advisory in Effect till Thursday

Posted November 10, 2020, 10:04 AM HST

A high surf advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday.

The National Weather Service reports high surf for east-facing shores surf height expected to be six to nine feet. There are no beach closures at this time, however, closures may occur without notice.

Beachgoers can expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming more difficult and dangerous.

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers and bodyboarders utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.

Property owners that may be impacted by high surf, are asked to take the time now to secure their property. Boat owners should secure vessels before impacts occur.