High Surf Advisory Issued for North- and West-Facing Shores
3:29 AM HST Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021: National Weather Service in Honolulu
HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING
* WHAT: Surf of 12 to 16 feet this morning lowering to 10 to 15 feet this afternoon along the north-facing shores of Ni‘ihau, Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, and Maui; and 8 to 12 feet along the west-facing shores of Ni‘ihau, Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, and Moloka‘i.
* WHERE: North and west facing shores of Ni‘ihau, Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i and north facing shores of Maui.
* WHEN: Until 6 PM HST this evening.
* IMPACTS: Moderate. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.