High Surf Advisory in Effect for Big Island
3:30 PM HST Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu
HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM HST Friday.
Surf: Building to 10 to 15 feet tonight for north facing shores.
Timing: Building this evening, peaking overnight, then lowering slightly through Friday afternoon.
Impacts, Moderate: Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
Affected Areas: Big Island north- and east-facing shores.
Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. When in doubt, do not go out.