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High Surf Advisory for Hawai‘i Island East-Facing Shores

November 9, 2017, 12:09 PM HST
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PC: Bronson Miner

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory at noon on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, for the the east-facing shores of Kohala, Hāmākua, Hilo and Puna starting this afternoon through the weekend.

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

Surf is forecasted to increase up to 15 feet starting later today.

Highest impacts will coincide with the high tide period, which will occur at 8 p.m. tonight and 9 a.m. tomorrow.

Oceanfront residents and beachgoers along the affected shores are advised to be on the alert for possible high and dangerous surf.

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You are advised to exercise caution due to the unpredictability of huge swells and dangerous surf. As a precaution, boat owners and oceanfront residents should take action to secure their property.

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Due to potential high surf impacts and debris, closures of roads and beaches may occur without notice.

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