High Surf Advisory

Written by on May 12, 2019

A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense High Surf Advisory message for Sunday, May 12 at 7:00 in the morning.

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory for South facing shores of Hawaii Island from Keahole Point in North Kona through South Point in Kau to Cape Kumukahi in Puna.

A High Surf Advisory means surf will be higher than normal, shore break, and dangerous currents could cause injury or death.

Due to the High Surf Advisory, the following are issued;

  • Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
  • Beach-goers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.
  • Beaches may be closed without notice.
  • There are no beach closures at this time.

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