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High Surf Advisory for Maui, 18-22 ft waves expected on North Shore

The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for north-facing shores of Maui and north and west facing shores of Molokai, in effect until 6 AM Wed. Expect Large breaking waves of 18 to 22 feet. Latest Weather Update https://mauiwatch.com/weather/ Forecast surf heights are estimates of the height of the face or front of waves. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, …

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North Shores of Maui, Molokai Under High Surf Advisory

The National Weather Service has extended the high surf advisory in place for north facing shores of Maui and Molokai through 12 p.m. Tuesday. A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion. Buoy observations indicate that the north swell has remained elevated through the day and …

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Dangerous surf prompts a High Surf Warning for North and West shores

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a “HIGH SURF WARNING” for all North and West facing shores for the County of Maui (Maui Island and Molokai Island) until 6 pm tonight. A High Surf Warning means that dangerous, battering waves will pound the shoreline. This will result in very dangerous swimming conditions, and deadly rip currents. A large …

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Strong winds bring High Surf Advisory

Strong trade winds will bring elevated rough surf along east facing shores of most islands today through Sunday. Surf will be between 5 to 8 feet on east facing shores of Molokai and Maui. The National Weather Service has ISSUED a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for EAST FACING SHORES OF MOLOKAI and MAUI in effect until 6:00 p.m. Sunday. A High …

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Hurricane Madeline will cause surf to reach warning levels

Swells from Hurricane Madeline will cause surf to reach warning levels along east facing shores of Maui and advisory levels along east facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai. Surf will gradually decrease late Thursday and early Friday but rise once again late Friday and on into the weekend due to swells from hurricane Lester. Expect surf peaking in the …

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Large northwest swell to produce dangerous surf conditions

A very large northwest swell will build rapidly this morning and peak later today, producing dangerous surf conditions along most north and west facing shores of the islands. This swell will decline through the weekend. Expect surf along north facing shores rapidly building to 30 to 40 feet Friday morning, then lowering to 20 to 28 feet on Saturday. Surf …

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North swell to peak this evening to warning levels

A large north northwest swell will peak this evening through the overnight hours tonight into Sunday morning producing warning level surf along north and west facing shores of the islands exposed to the swell. Surf is expected to gradually trend down late Sunday through the early portion of next week. This high surf warning replaces the high surf advisory previously …

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North swell arrives with High Surf Advisory

A north north-west swell will arrive this morning and continue through Sunday. Surf will be increasing to 10 to 15 feet this afternoon and to 18 to 24 feet Sunday. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous. A large high tide Sunday morning will allow for above average coastal wave …

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High Surf Advisory for East facing shores

EVENT: The National Weather Service has CONTINUED the HIGH SURF ADVISORY for EAST FACING SHORES OF MAUI AND MOLOKAI in effect until 6:00 p.m. Friday. A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion. EFFECTS: An east swell combined with strong trade winds will maintain elevated rough …

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