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Weather Update/Advisories for March 18th, 2019:


HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND

HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND A significant late season northwest swell will continue to bring life-threatening surf to exposed north and west facing shores through Monday. The swell will peak through early Monday, then gradually lower to advisory levels Tuesday. A combination of breezy northerly winds, peak monthly tides and surf climbing well above warning levels will lead to significant coastal impacts. HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM HST Monday. - SURF: 6 to 10 feet. - TIMING: through Monday afternoon. - 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.

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