Windward Haleakala Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Warning
Statement as of 7:43 PM HST on December 20, 2014

...High surf warning remains in effect from 4 am Sunday to 6 am HST Tuesday...

A high surf warning remains in effect from 4 am Sunday to 6 am HST Tuesday.

* Surf...along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai and north facing shores of Oahu...Molokai and Maui...building to 25 to 30 feet Sunday night and Monday. Along west facing shores of Oahu and Molokai...building to 15 to 20 feet Sunday night and Monday.

* Timing...warning level surf is expected to rapidly build by daybreak Sunday on Kauai...during Sunday morning on Oahu...and by midday Sunday 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Record Report
Statement as of 4:33 PM HST on December 20, 2014

...Record high temperature set at Kahului hi...

A record high temperature of 87 degrees was tied today at Kahului hi today. This ties the old record of 87 set in 1997.

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