Issued at: 3:26 am HST on December 21, 2014, expires at: 6:00 AM HST on December 23, 2014
...High surf warning remains in effect until 6 am HST Tuesday...
A high surf warning remains in effect until 6 am HST Tuesday.
Surf...along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai
and north facing shores of Oahu...Molokai and Maui...peaking at
25 to 30 feet tonight and Monday. Along west facing shores of
Oahu and Molokai...peaking at 15 to 20 feet tonight and Monday.
Timing...surf will begin building by daybreak on Kauai...during
the morning hours on Oahu...and by midday 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.
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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