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High Surf Advisory in Effect for East-Facing Shores

January 27, 2021, 8:08 AM HST
* Updated January 27, 8:10 AM
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3:21 AM HST Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021: National Weather Service in Honolulu

HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY

* WHAT: Surf will be 7 to 10 feet.

* WHERE: East-facing shores of Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, Maui, and the Big Island.

* WHEN: Through late Thursday afternoon.

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* 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

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.

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