High Surf Advisory Issued through Sunday Evening
HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 6 PM HST SUNDAY
What: Large breaking waves of 12 to 16 feet along east facing shores, and 15 to 20 feet along north facing shores.
Where: Big Island East- and north-facing shores.
Impacts – High: Expect ocean water occasionally sweeping across portions of beaches, very strong breaking waves, and strong longshore and rip currents.
Additional Details: A large, long period north-northeast swell will build today,
peak tonight, and gradually diminish on Sunday.
Large breaking surf, significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents making entering the water very hazardous. Know your limits; when in doubt, don’t go out.