High Surf Advisory Extended for Big Island
3:21 PM HST, Sunday, May 12, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu HI
HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL ISLANDS THROUGH 6 PM MONDAY
The current long-period S-SW swell will hold at advisory levels along south-facing shores of all islands through Monday and gradually subside late Monday into Tuesday.
SURF: Along south-facing shores of all islands, 5 to 9 feet.
IMPACTS: Moderate… Expect strong breaking waves, shore
break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.
Heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.