The National Weather Service has CONTINUED the HIGH SURF ADVISORY for NORTH, SOUTH & WEST FACING SHORES of MOLOKAI and NORTH FACING SHORES of MAUI until 6:00 a.m. Monday, and has CANCELLED the Advisory for South Shores of Maui, Lanai & Kahoolawe.
EFFECTS: Large waves from Hurricane Ana will continue to impact exposed shorelines of Molokai and Maui through tonight. Also, a northwest swell spreading across the island chain will impact Molokai and Maui.
Expect surf of 10 to 15 feet along north facing shores of Molokai and Maui, 8 to 12 feet along west facing shores of Molokai, and 6 to 10 feet along south facing shores of Molokai, through tonight.
Forecast surf heights are estimates of the height of the face or front of waves.
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES, SHORE BREAK, AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS, MAKING SWIMMING DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.
BEACHGOERS, SWIMMERS, AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE CAUTION.
INFORMATION: Maui Civil Defense Agency will continue to monitor the situation. Please listen to your local radio and TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts for any updates.
NOAA Weather Broadcasts can be reached by calling 1-866-944-5025. NOAA Weather Internet services can be found at www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl.
Pre-recorded advisories and notifications are available 24-hours a day on the Maui County Automated Information System (AIS) by calling 986-1200.