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High Surf Advisory in Effect for Big Island

October 28, 2019, 4:23 PM HST
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3:58 PM HST, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu

A SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT NORTH FACING SHORES THE BIG ISLAND UNTIL 6 AM HST, WEDNESDAY

Surf: A large long-period northwest swell will peak this evening, hold through tonight and gradually decrease through the week.

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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Know your limits; when in doubt, do not go out. Seek ocean recreation areas best suited for your abilities. Large breaking surf, significant shorebreak and dangerous currents make entering the water hazardous.

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