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High Surf and Wind Advisories Extended

October 23, 2016, 10:01 AM HST
* Updated October 24, 7:00 AM
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Photo courtesy of mrlaugh.

Photo courtesy of mrlaugh.

A High Surf Advisory and High Wind Advisory remain in effect until 6 p.m. this evening.

Surf is expected to come in at 5 to 8 feet along east-facing shores.

Expect strong breaking waves, shore break and strong rip currents, making swimming difficult and dangerous.

Beachgoers, swimmers and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.

Wind Advisory is also in effect until 6 p.m.

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Winds from the northeast are expected to be 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

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Winds will be strongest over and downwind of terrain.

Strong wind gusts will cause loose objects to blow around and could result in downed tree branches.

Driving high-profile vehicles may become difficult.

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Motorists should use extra caution.

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