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High Surf Advisory for Big Island

December 6, 2019, 3:33 PM HST
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315 PM HST Fri Dec 6 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu

HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST-FACING BIG ISLAND SHORES

HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH-FACING BIG ISLAND SHORES  BEGINNING 6 AM HST SATURDAY

The swell will shift to the north-northeast tonight, increasing to an advisory level for north-facing shores and near warning level for east-facing shores Saturday. Swell will slowly lower through Sunday.

Impacts, Moderate: Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body boarders utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.

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