Hawaii Island Surf Update for January 16th, 2021

A High Surf Advisory has been posted for the North and West Facing Shores of Hawaii Island through Sunday evening (January 17th).

High Surf breaking on the rocky coastline along Bayfront Highway

Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team

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

* WHAT...Along north facing shores of the Big Island, surf 12 to
  16 feet. Along west facing shores of the Big Island, surf 7 to
  10 feet.

* WHERE...North and west facing shores of the Big Island.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM HST Sunday.

* 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. Know your limits and
seek ocean recreation areas best suited for your abilities.

The County of Hawaii Parks and Recreation report no beach and park closures at this time related to the High Surf Advisory currently at this time and conditions will be assessed Sunday morning (January 17th).


The Hawaii Fire Department and Ocean Safety Division have reported no rescues related to the high surf conditions on Saturday (January 16th).


The Hawaii Police Department (HPD) reports all oceanfront roadways are open at this time and could happen without notice.


Any changes or updates, we will provide them as they become available.

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