Weather And High Surf Warning Information Update For Friday September 4th At 7:15AM. 

This is a Weather and High Surf Warning Information Update for Friday September 4th at 7:15AM.

Hurricane Jimena continues to move northwest and remains far to the east of the Hawaiian Islands.  As of 5:00AM this morning Jimena was located approximately 650 miles east of Hilo and moving northwest at 5 miles per hour.  No watches or warnings have been issued for Jimena at this time.

The High Surf Warning for the east facing shores of Hawaii Island remains in effect and has been extended through 6:00PM tomorrow. Dangerous surf conditions continue to be observed and reported across areas of East Hawaii.  Surf heights of 12-18 feet are forecast for the east facing shores of Hawaii Island.  Residents along the coast and in low lying areas are advised to take necessary precautions.  Beachgoers swimmers and surfers are advised to exercise caution and to heed all advice given by Ocean Safety Officials.  All beaches and roadways are open at this time.

Due to ongoing unstable weather conditions localized heavy rains and possible thunder showers can be expected.  Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to be prepared for hazardous conditions to include ponding and run off and to anticipate traffic delays.

Additional updates will be posted and broadcast as conditions change.