High Surf Advisory in effect for north, west shores

High Surf Advisory in effect for north, west shores

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A series of northwest swells is rolling in, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a High Surf Advisory.

The advisory, which is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday, was issued for north- and west-facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu and Molokai, and for north-facing shores of Maui.

NWS said surf will be between 9 to 18 feet.

Expect strong breaking waves, shore break and strong currents that will make swimming dangerous.

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