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High Surf Warning for North & East Shores of Hawai‘i Island

November 22, 2017, 8:08 AM HST
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A High Surf Warning was issued on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at 8:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Warning for the north- and east-facing shores of Hawai’i Island through Friday.

Surf is forecasted up to 20 feet along north-facing shores and up to 10 to 15 feet along east-facing shores of Hawai‘i Island.

The surf is expected to build through Wednesday, peak on Thursday, then decline Thursday night and Friday.

A High Surf Warning is issued when wave action results in especially heightened threat to life and property within the surf zone.

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Due to the High Surf Warning, 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.

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

Closures of roads and beaches may occur without notice.

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