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Source: Hawaii Beach Safety

 


 

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 NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…12 TO 16
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

…HIGH SURF WARNING IS CANCELLED…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY. THE HIGH
SURF WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF…ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…6 TO 10
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI
AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI…20 TO 30
FEET. ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MOLOKAI…15 TO 20
FEET. SURF WILL DIMINISH TO ADVISORY LEVELS ON FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 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 Feb 23 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 Feb 16 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 Mar 1 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 Mar 8 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

 


 

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 NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…12 TO 16
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

…HIGH SURF WARNING IS CANCELLED…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY. THE HIGH
SURF WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF…ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…6 TO 10
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI
AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI…20 TO 30
FEET. ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MOLOKAI…15 TO 20
FEET. SURF WILL DIMINISH TO ADVISORY LEVELS ON FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 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 Feb 23 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 Feb 16 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 Mar 1 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 Mar 8 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

 


 

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 NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…12 TO 16
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

…HIGH SURF WARNING IS CANCELLED…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY. THE HIGH
SURF WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF…ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…6 TO 10
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI
AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI…20 TO 30
FEET. ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MOLOKAI…15 TO 20
FEET. SURF WILL DIMINISH TO ADVISORY LEVELS ON FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 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 Feb 23 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 Feb 16 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 Mar 1 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 Mar 8 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

 


 

 

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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 NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…12 TO 16
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

…HIGH SURF WARNING IS CANCELLED…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY. THE HIGH
SURF WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF…ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…6 TO 10
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI
AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI…20 TO 30
FEET. ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MOLOKAI…15 TO 20
FEET. SURF WILL DIMINISH TO ADVISORY LEVELS ON FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 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 Feb 23 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 Feb 16 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 Mar 1 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 Mar 8 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

 


 

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 NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…12 TO 16
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

…HIGH SURF WARNING IS CANCELLED…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY. THE HIGH
SURF WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF…ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…6 TO 10
FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 am
…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND…

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT…
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

…HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY…

* SURF…ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI
AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI…20 TO 30
FEET. ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MOLOKAI…15 TO 20
FEET. SURF WILL DIMINISH TO ADVISORY LEVELS ON FRIDAY.

* TIMING…THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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

Feb 11 2016 – 3:18pm to Feb 12 2016 – 6:00am

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Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:18 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 Feb 23 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 Feb 16 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 Mar 1 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 Mar 8 2016 (All day).

Posted: December 28, 2015, 7:17 am

 

 

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