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High Surf & Wind Advisories in Effect for Big Island

December 15, 2017, 11:06 AM HST
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On Friday morning, Dec. 15, 2017, at 10:30, the National Weather Service issued a High Surf Advisory for the east-facing shores of Kohala, Hāmākua, Hilo and Puna through tomorrow.

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

The highest threat will coincide with the high tides, which occur at 1 p.m. today and 2:30 a.m. tomorrow.

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

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

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Boat owners and oceanfront residents should take action to secure their property before nightfall.

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Closures of roads and beaches may occur without notice.

The National Weather Service has also issued a High Wind Advisory for the summit areas of Hawai‘i Island through today.

A High Wind Advisory for the summit areas means objects that are outdoors should be secured and caution should be taken if driving near the summit regions.

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