But Erick is expected to lose strength on Wednesday and gradually weaken back into a tropical storm before passing near the Hawaiian islands.
While Erick is expected to miss Hawaii, current tracking has Flossie hitting the island chain in some manner early next week, though it's still unclear how hard it could get hit.
Hurricane Erick will continue to slowly weaken over the next few days and is expected to become a tropical storm as it moves south of Hawaii by the end of the week. That's 315 miles (510 km) southeast of Hilo, Hawaii.
Swells from the southern hemisphere will produce small surf along south-facing shores.
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Parts of Maui County and the Big Island are under a high wind advisory.
The National Weather Service noted in a release that seas will likely peak on Thursday at upwards of 13 feet before receding on Friday. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km).
Additional impacts from Erick such as high surf, strong winds and heavy rain are possible, however much of these impacts will depend on the intensity and track of this approaching tropical cyclone. It's also carrying winds of 115 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service.
Flossie remains at tropical storm strength as of 5 a.m. Thursday with maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour.
A centre spokesperson said the storm could grow into a major hurricane on Tuesday.