High Surf Warning is Effect for Big Island Shores
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019
3:36 PM: HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY DUE TO TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE
Swells from Tropical Storm Flossie will cause surf to increase along east-facing shores tonight until 6 AM HST Monday.
Effected areas include south, north and east shores of the Big Island.
* SURF: Rising to 8 to 12 feet tonight and 10 to 15 feet Sunday.
* TIMING: Tonight through Sunday night.
IMPACTS, High: Expect ocean water occasionally sweeping across portions of beaches, very strong breaking waves, and strong longshore and rip currents.
Large breaking surf, significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face significant injury or death.