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High surf warning canceled; surf advisory remains in affect

  • DENNIS ODA / 2016

    Surf is expected to be between 20 and 25 feet along Oahu’s north facing shores through tonight. Beachgoers are urged to heed all warnings and advice from lifeguards.

Update 10:15 am

The high surf warning issued for Oahu, Kauai, Niihau and the Big Island was canceled.

A high surf advisory remains in effect for north and west facing shores of Oahu, Niihau, Kauai and Molokai, north facing shores of Maui and west facing shores of the Big Island until 6 p.m. tonight.

Surf is expected to be between 15 and 20 feet along north facing shores of Oahu and 18 to 24 feet along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai.

Update 11:45pm

High surf advisory for North and West facing shores of Niihau…Kauai…Oahu and Molokai…and for North facing shores of Maui…and West facing shores of the Big Island.

A large West-Northwest swell will continue through Monday along exposed north and west facing shores. Surf will remain at advisory levels into Monday before dropping below Tuesday.

…high surf advisory in effect until 6 pm hst Monday…

…high surf warning is cancelled…

The national weather service in honolulu has issued a high surf advisory…which is in effect until 6 pm hst Monday. The high surf warning has been cancelled.

The National Weather Service issued a high surf warning for north facing shores of Oahu, north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai and west facing shores of the Big Island until 6 a.m. tomorrow.

A high surf advisory was also issued for west facing shores of Oahu, north facing shores of Maui and north and west facing shores of Molokai until 6 a.m. tomorrow.

Life-threatening surf associated with a large west-northwest swell will continue to impact north and west facing shores through the night and will likely drop by Tuesday, officials said.

Surf is expected to be between 20 and 25 feet along Oahu’s north facing shores through tonight.

North and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai are expected to have surf between 22 and 28 feet.

West facing shores of the Big Island are expected to have surf between 8 and 12 feet with the highest surf expected to be along the coast from Kailua-Kona to South Point.

Weather officials are expecting high impacts with very strong breaking waves, significant shore break and dangerous currents which will make entering the water very hazardous.

Beachgoers are urged to heed all warnings and advice from lifeguards.

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