High Surf Warning Continues for Big Island

December 7, 2017, 9:02 AM HST
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The National Weather Service reports the High Surf Warning remains in effect for north-facing shores of Kohala, Hāmākua and Hilo through today, Dec. 7, 2017.

A High Surf Warning means there is a high threat to life and property from the surf. The highest threat will coincide with the high tides, which occur at 6 p.m. today and 7 a.m. tomorrow.

Due to the High Surf Warning, the following are in effect:

  • Kalani‘anaole Street remains closed due to the flooding between Kolea Street and ‘Oe‘oe Street.
  • Department of Parks and Recreation reports Onekahakaha Beach Park, Kealoha Beach Park, and Richardson’s Ocean Park in Keaukaha, Hilo also remain closed.
  • Oceanfront residents and beachgoers along the affected shores are advised to be on the alert for high and dangerous surf.


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