High Surf Advisory issued January 25 at 3:54AM HST until January 27 at 6:00AM HST by NWS Honolulu HI
...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI...
.A large long-period northwest swell will rapidly build from
northwest to southeast down the island chain today. The swell is
expected to peak late this afternoon through tonight, then
gradually lower Sunday into early next week.
* WHAT...Surf will build to 6 to 10 feet along west facing shores
of the Big Island this afternoon, hold through Sunday, then
lower to 5 to 8 feet Sunday night.
* WHERE...West facing shores of the Big Island.
* WHEN...From noon today to 6 AM HST Monday.
* IMPACTS...Moderate. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break,
and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.