A high surf warning has been issued by the National Weather Service through most of the Hawaiian Islands from Wednesday noon through 6 a.m. Thursday. with waves on northwest shores rising between 20 to 25 feet.
A high surf advisory has been issued for west shores of Oahu, with waves expected to rise between 14 and 18 feet.
The weather service warned that beach goers can expect strong breaking waves, large shore breaks and rip currents, making swimming difficult and dangerous.
“Anyone entering the water could face significant injury or death,” the Weather Service said.
The weather on Wednesday is expected to be sunny in Honolulu ranging from 70 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit and on the Oahu’s north shore, a high of 79 degrees with east winds at 10 to 15 mph.