High Surf Advisory Issued for East-Facing Shores
3:28 AM HST Saturday, March 7, 2020: National Weather Service Honolulu
HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST-FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SUNDAY
Very strong trade winds will produce elevated, rough surf along east-facing shores of most Hawaiian Islands this weekend. In addition, a new medium period north-northeast swell arriving tonight will likely continue to maintain elevated surf along east facing shores through Sunday afternoon.
WHAT: Surf will be 6 to 10 feet.
WHERE: Along east facing shores of Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, Maui and the Big Island.
WHEN: Through Sunday afternoon.
IMPACTS: Moderate. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. If in doubt, do not go out.