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High Surf Advisory Issued for East-Facing Shores

March 2, 2021, 7:03 AM HST
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4:16 AM HST Tuesday, March 2, 2021: National Weather Service in Honolulu

HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST WEDNESDAY

* WHAT: 8- to 12-foot surf along east-facing shores.

* WHERE: The east-facing shores of the Big Island.

* WHEN: Until 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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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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