Severe Weather Alerts - Wailua, HI

  • High Surf Warning

    High Surf Warning in effect until Tuesday, 6:00 PM HST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST TUESDAY...

A HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST TUESDAY.

* SURF...ALONG EAST FACING SHORES...12 TO 20 FEET TODAY THROUGH
TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...VERY HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER SURGING AND SWEEPING
ACROSS BEACHES...COASTAL BENCHES...AND LAVA FLOWS CREATING THE
POTENTIAL FOR IMPACTS TO COASTAL PROPERTIES AND
INFRASTRUCTURE...INCLUDING ROADWAYS. POWERFUL LONGSHORE AND RIP
CURRENTS WILL BE PRESENT AT MOST BEACHES. LARGE BREAKING WAVES
AND STRONG CURRENTS MAY IMPACT HARBOR ENTRANCES AND CHANNELS
CAUSING CHALLENGING BOAT HANDLING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS MEAN THAT ONLY HIGHLY EXPERIENCED
PERSONS SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. INEXPERIENCED PERSONS SHOULD
REMAIN OFF BEACHES AND ADJACENT BEACHFRONT AREAS. LARGE BREAKING
SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAKE
ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER
COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH.

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