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UPDATE: High Surf Advisory Extended for Hawai‘i Island

November 10, 2017, 7:10 AM HST
* Updated November 10, 1:51 PM
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UPDATE: Nov. 10, 1:17 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory for the north- and east-facing shores of Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo and Puna today through the weekend.

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

Surf is forecast to increase up to 16 feet today.

Highest impacts may coincide with the high tide period, which will occur at 10 p.m. tonight.

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

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Exercise caution due to the unpredictability of huge swells and dangerous surf.

Due to High Surf impacts and debris, the following closures are in effect for Hilo:

  • Bayfront Highway
  • Onekahakaha Beach Park
  • Coconut Island Park

Additional closures may occur without notice. These areas will be reassessed tomorrow morning.

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ORIGINAL POST: Nov. 10, 7:10 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory on Friday morning, Nov. 10 at 6:30, for the north-facing shores of Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo and Puna today through the weekend.

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

Surf is forecast to increase up to 16 feet today.

Highest impacts will coincide with the high tide period, which will occur at 9 a.m. this morning.

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

Exercise caution due to the unpredictability of huge swells and dangerous surf.

Due to potential high surf impacts and debris, Hilo Bayfront Highway remains closed.

Additional closures of roads and beaches may occur without notice.

 

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