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High Surf Advisory Extended for Big Island

May 12, 2019, 3:36 PM HST
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3:21 PM HST, Sunday, May 12, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu HI

HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL ISLANDS THROUGH 6 PM MONDAY

The current long-period S-SW swell will hold at advisory levels along south-facing shores of all islands through Monday and gradually subside late Monday into Tuesday.

SURF: Along south-facing shores of all islands, 5 to 9 feet.

IMPACTS: Moderate… Expect strong breaking waves, shore
break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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Heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.

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