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UPDATE: Several Closures Remain in Effect as a Result of High Surf

February 24, 2016, 9:56 AM HST
* Updated February 24, 4:04 PM
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big waves***Updated at 4 p.m. to include National Weather Service information.***

A previous High Surf Advisory for west facing shores has been upgraded to a High Surf Warning.

The High Surf Warning for north facing shores remains in effect.

Both warning are in effect until Friday at 6 a.m.

***Original story posted at 9:56 p.m.***

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A High Surf Warning remains in effect through Friday at 6 a.m. for north shores of the Big Island.

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As a result of the high surf, several beach parks on the island remain closed Wednesday and are expected to stay closed through Thursday.

La’aloa Beach, Kahalu’u Beach Park, and the Wharf Side of Mahukona Beach Park is included in the closures.

In addition, Old Government Beach Road in Waa Waa remains closed. The roadway was initially closed on Monday afternoon and briefly opened on Tuesday. The road was closed again on Tuesday afternoon as the tide rose and high surf impacted the area.

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A High Surf Advisory is also posted for West facing shores until 6 a.m. Friday.

Stay with BigIslandNow.com as we bring you the latest on the high surf and associated closures.

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