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High Surf Advisory in Effect Thursday & Friday

September 25, 2019, 7:21 PM HST
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HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 6 PM HST FRIDAY

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory, which is in effect from 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, for Kona, south, north and east Big Island waters.

SURF: Rising to 5 to 9 feet Thursday, continuing through Friday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body boarders utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.

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