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High Surf Advisory Issued through Sunday Evening

December 7, 2019, 7:32 AM HST
* Updated December 7, 7:27 AM
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3:16 AM HST Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu

HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 6 PM HST SUNDAY

What: Large breaking waves of 12 to 16 feet along east facing shores, and 15 to 20 feet along north facing shores.

Where: Big Island East- and north-facing shores.

Impacts – High: Expect ocean water occasionally sweeping across portions of beaches, very strong breaking waves, and strong longshore and rip currents.

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Additional Details: A large, long period north-northeast swell will build today,
peak tonight, and gradually diminish on Sunday.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
Large breaking surf, significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents making entering the water very hazardous. Know your limits; when in doubt, don’t go out.

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