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Hurricane Panic Syndrome Sweeps Hawaii Ahead of Iselle

UPDATED 1217pm HST from the National Weather Service in Honolulu: NWSHonolulu ‏@NWSHonolulu #Iselle onset times for sustained tropical storm winds (39+ mph): 4 pm Big Island, 9 pm Maui, 6 am Fri Oahu, 4 pm Fri Kauai. Here is the ‘hurricane’ that closed down the state. You know….the one I said wouldn’t happen? ———————————————- I’m not a Meteorologist, but it...
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Hawaii: Rip Tides Close Hanauma Bay; High Surf Advisory in Effect for All Islands

The City of Honolulu has closed Hanauma Bay due to hazardous ocean conditions. The beach will remain closed through Monday. Ocean safety lifeguards inspected the bay over the weekend and discovered strong and potentially dangerous rip currents. The surf is creating poor visibility. Although the surf has dropped to about six foot faces, it is still...
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Hawaii: High Surf Advisory for East Facing Shores Through Saturday

HONOLULU – A High Surf Advisory is in effect for the east-facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and the Big Island until 6PM Saturday Surf of 6 ft to 10 ft is expected through Thursday night. In the forecast, pressure northeast of the islands will keep fresh trade winds blowing through the end of...
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Hawaii: High Surf Advisory Through Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for east-facing shores of all Hawaiian islands, in effect now until 6pm HST on Wednesday. Large breaking waves of 7 to 10 feet are expected by Monday. Unseasonably strong and gusty trade winds will increase on Monday as high pressure builds north of the...
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Hawaii: High Surf Advisory for North Facing Shores

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for the north-facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and the Big Island of Hawaii. A long period north swell will build through the night with surf heights reaching advisory levels along north-facing shores of islands exposed to the swell. Wave heights...
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