News

High Surf Advisory Issued through Sunday Evening

December 7, 2019, 7:32 AM HST
* Updated December 7, 7:27 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

3:16 AM HST Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu

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.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Additional Details: A large, long period north-northeast swell will build today,
peak tonight, and gradually diminish on Sunday.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
Large breaking surf, significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents making entering the water very hazardous. Know your limits; when in doubt, don’t go out.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.