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UPDATE: High Surf Warning Extended Through Saturday PM

February 15, 2019, 4:37 PM HST
* Updated February 16, 12:06 PM
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UPDATE: 2.16.19, 8 AM

The National Weather Servic High Surf Warning for north- and east -facing shores of the Big Island has been extended through Saturday evening.

ORIGINAL POST: 1.15.19, 4:37 PM

This is a Civil Defense High Surf Warning message for Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Warning for north- and east -facing shores of the Big Island through Saturday afternoon.

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A High Surf Warning is issued when very strong breaking waves and strong longshore and rip currents will affect the coastline.

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Due to the warning, the following are issued:

Do not enter the water as dangerous currents make entering the water hazardous.

Move any property that may be damage by waves or inundation away from the water.

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Beachgoers, Sswimmers and surfers should heed the instructions of Ocean Safety personnel.

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