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Hawai‘i Island High Surf Advisory

November 19, 2017, 9:17 AM HST
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A High Surf Advisory has been issued on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at 9 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory for the north-facing shores of Hawaiʻi Island from today through tomorrow.

Surf is forecasted up to 18 feet. The highest threat will coincide with the high tides, which will occur at 3 p.m. today and 4 a.m. tomorrow morning.

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

Due to the advisory, the following are in effect:

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

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As a precaution, boat owners and oceanfront residents should take action to secure their property before nightfall.

Closures of roads and beaches may occur without notice.

Big Island Now will post updates as they become available. You will be informed of any conditions that may affect your safety.

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