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Hawaii Beach Safety – Current Beach Alerts

Current statements, watches, advisories, and warnings for the island of Oahu. These advisories are distributed by City and County of Honolulu Lifeguard’s, the National Weather Service, and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.

…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF EAST MAUI… …
HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI…OAHU…
MOLOKAI…AND WEST MAUI…

.RISING SURF ALONG THE EXPOSED EASTERN FACING SHORES WILL PEAK
LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AT WARNING LEVELS ON MAUI AND AT
ADVISORY LEVELS ACROSS THE REST OF THE STATE AS MADELINE
APPROACHES. SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES ASSOCIATED WITH MADELINE
WILL TEMPORARILY EASE THURSDAY…THEN RISE ONCE AGAIN FRIDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS DISTANT HURRICANE LESTER APPROACHES. SURF
ASSOCIATED WITH LESTER COULD REACH WARNING-LEVELS ALONG ALL EAST
FACING SHORES BEGINNING AS EARLY AS FRIDAY AND CONTINUING INTO THE
WEEKEND. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SURF IMPACTING THE BIG ISLAND
ASSOCIATED WITH MADELINE…REFER TO THE HURRICANE MADELINE LOCAL
STATEMENT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM HST THURSDAY…

* SURF…BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.

* TIMING…TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS…MODERATE…EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES…SHORE
BREAK…AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS MAKING SWIMMING
DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.

A High Surf Advisory is issued when waves reach threshold criteria for a particular island and shoreline.

This alert is effective

Aug 30 2016 – 4:41am to Sep 1 2016 – 6:00am

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Posted: August 30, 2016, 2:41 pm
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF EAST MAUI… …
HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI…OAHU…
MOLOKAI…AND WEST MAUI…

.RISING SURF ALONG THE EXPOSED EASTERN FACING SHORES WILL PEAK
LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AT WARNING LEVELS ON MAUI AND AT
ADVISORY LEVELS ACROSS THE REST OF THE STATE AS MADELINE
APPROACHES. SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES ASSOCIATED WITH MADELINE
WILL TEMPORARILY EASE THURSDAY…THEN RISE ONCE AGAIN FRIDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS DISTANT HURRICANE LESTER APPROACHES. SURF
ASSOCIATED WITH LESTER COULD REACH WARNING-LEVELS ALONG ALL EAST
FACING SHORES BEGINNING AS EARLY AS FRIDAY AND CONTINUING INTO THE
WEEKEND. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SURF IMPACTING THE BIG ISLAND
ASSOCIATED WITH MADELINE…REFER TO THE HURRICANE MADELINE LOCAL
STATEMENT.

…HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST THURSDAY…

* SURF…BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FEET BY THIS EVENING…THEN PEAKING
IN THE 12 TO 18 FOOT RANGE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS…HIGH…EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING
ACROSS PORTIONS OF BEACHES…VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES AND
STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES MAY
OCCASIONALLY IMPACT HARBORS MAKING NAVIGATING THE HARBOR
CHANNEL DANGEROUS.

A High Surf Warning is issued when waves reach threshold criteria for a particular island and shoreline. High Surf Warnings may be issued up to 24 hours ahead of the arrival of the swell and may remain in effect for several days.

This alert is effective

Aug 30 2016 – 4:41am to Sep 1 2016 – 6:00am

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Posted: August 30, 2016, 2:41 pm

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is closed each Tuesday.

The beach is closed. Access to the beach is limited to authorized personnel only. Obey posted signs and use caution around the area.

This alert is effective Sep 6 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is closed each Tuesday.

The beach is closed. Access to the beach is limited to authorized personnel only. Obey posted signs and use caution around the area.

This alert is effective Aug 30 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is closed each Tuesday.

The beach is closed. Access to the beach is limited to authorized personnel only. Obey posted signs and use caution around the area.

This alert is effective Sep 27 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is closed each Tuesday.

The beach is closed. Access to the beach is limited to authorized personnel only. Obey posted signs and use caution around the area.

This alert is effective Sep 13 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is closed each Tuesday.

The beach is closed. Access to the beach is limited to authorized personnel only. Obey posted signs and use caution around the area.

This alert is effective Sep 20 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

 


 

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