Severe Weather Alerts - Makaha, HI

  • High Surf Warning

    High Surf Warning in effect from Sunday, 4:00 AM HST until Tuesday, 6:00 AM HST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM HST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM HST
TUESDAY.

* SURF...BUILDING TO 25 TO 30 FEET SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* TIMING...WARNING LEVEL SURF IS EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY BUILD BY
DAYBREAK SUNDAY ON KAUAI...DURING SUNDAY MORNING ON OAHU...AND
BY MIDDAY SUNDAY ACROSS MAUI COUNTY.

* IMPACTS...HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING ACROSS
PORTIONS OF BEACHES...VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES AND STRONG
LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES MAY OCCASIONALLY
IMPACT HARBORS MAKING NAVIGATING THE HARBOR CHANNEL DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE BREAKING SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND DANGEROUS
CURRENTS MAKE ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING
THE WATER COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH. BOATERS SHOULD
BE AWARE OF AN INCREASED NUMBER OF SURFERS AND BODY BOARDERS
UTILIZING THE HARBOR CHANNEL TO ACCESS SURFING AREAS.

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