Quantcast

Thursday, July 31, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 4 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

High surf warning canceled, advisory in effect

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 09:03 a.m. HST, Mar 22, 2013


Forecasters at the National Weather Service have cancelled a high surf warning for the state, but sizable surf continues to break on most of the state's north- and west-facing shores, prompting officials to issue a high surf advisory.

Kauai's north shore beaches, closed yesterday due to wave heights topping 20 feet, remain closed today due to high surf.

The advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday for the north- and west-facing shores of Oahu, Kauai, Moloka and Niihaui; the north-facing shores of Maui and the west-facing shores of Hawaii island.

Surf along north-facing shores is expected to reach up to 12 to 15 feet and 8 to 12 feet along west-facing shores.

Forecasters warn against water sweeping across portions of beaches, strong breaking waves, and strong longshore and rip currents. Breaking waves may also impact harbors, making navigating harbor channels dangerous.






 Print   Email   Comment | View 4 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(4)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
Sunny wrote:
Please be sure to warn the tourists on especially on Kauai!
on March 21,2013 | 08:38AM
Numilalocal wrote:
YEAH the county's done the pono thing!
on March 21,2013 | 12:45PM
foursun wrote:
Yikes! dangerous on Kauai. I hope people there use some common sense for once and stay away.
on March 21,2013 | 02:46PM
olos73 wrote:
EVERYBODY should stay out of the water. Kauai having too many drownings this year of tourists and residents.
on March 21,2013 | 03:07PM
IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs
The Green Leaf
Marine debris art

Political Radar
`Toss up’

Political Radar
Super

Political Radar
Hilton; Plaza Club

Political Radar
Direct mail

Political Radar
Direct mail