East Hawaii News

High Surf Causes Beach Closures

October 28, 2015, 9:11 AM HST
* Updated October 28, 9:14 AM
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High surf has caused the closure of six East Hawai’i beach parks.

The green represents areas covered by the high surf warning. National Weather Service image.

The green represents areas covered by the high surf warning. National Weather Service image.

Richardson’s, Leleiwi, Carlsmith, Kealoha, Onekahakaha, and Coconut Island are all closed Wednesday.

A High Surf Warning remains in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday for North and West facing shores of the Big Island. Surf is expected to reach heights of 20 to 30 feet along north facing shores, and heights of 15 to 20 feet along west facing shores.

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