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High Surf Advisory in Effect for Big Island

February 3, 2017, 5:26 PM HST
* Updated February 3, 5:27 PM
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The National Weather Service has downgraded the High Surf Warning to a High Surf Advisory for the shores of Kohala, Hāmākua, Hilo and Puna through tomorrow evening.

A High Surf Advisory means there is a moderate threat to life and property from the surf.

Due to high surf impacts and debris clean-up, the following areas will remain closed through the weekend:

  • Coconut Island Beach Park
  • Onekahakaha Beach Park.

Oceanfront residents, all ocean activities, and beachgoers along the affected shores are advised to be on the alert for possible strong currents and breaking waves.

You are advised to exercise caution due to the unpredictability of dangerous surf.

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