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Wind Advisory and High Surf Warning

November 24, 2017, 3:49 PM HST
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The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory and High Surf Warning Message on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.

A wind advisory and high surf warning is in effect for parts of the Big Island. Image courtesy University of California.

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the North Kona and Upper Puna Districts until tonight and for the Leeward Kohala and Kohala Mountains throughout the weekend.

Due to the advisory the following are issued:

  • Do take extra precautions to secure things that may be affected by the strong winds such as boats, canopies and outdoor holiday decorations.

In addition, the High Surf Warning for north- and east-facing shores of the Big Island, from Upolu Point to Cape Kumukahi remains in effect.

Due to the high surf, all county beach parks in Keaukaha remained closed. Kalanianaole Street in Keaukaha remains closed between Kolea and ‘Oe‘oe Street.

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Ocean front residents and beachgoers are advised to be on alert for high and dangerous surf.

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

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