comscore High surf advisory in effect until Thursday
Top News

High surf advisory in effect until Thursday

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now
Waves with 18- to 22-foot faces are expected on north shores today as waves generated by a storm in the Aleutians arrive in Hawaii.
The National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory for north and east facing shores until 6 p.m. Thursday. 
Surf with eight-foot faces is predicted today for east shores.
The surf is expected to build through the morning and peak this afternoon. The first rounds of the Billabong Pipe Masters in memory of Andy Irons contest, part of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, is being held this morning at the Backdoor and Pipeline surf breaks on Oahu’s North Shore.
Waves are reported to be in the six- to eight-foot range by local measurements, with higher sets.
A high surf advisory means that waves along affected shores will be higher than normal. Inexperienced beach-goers are urged to stay out of the water and away from the shore break.
Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up