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Update: High Surf Advisory Cancelled

July 19, 2022, 8:59 AM HST
* Updated July 19, 3:39 PM
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Update: The National Weather Service has cancelled a high surf advisory for all south facing shores of Hawai‘i Island, it reported Tuesday afternoon.

Earlier Version:

A high surf advisory means surf will be higher than normal, shore break, and dangerous currents can make swimming difficult and dangerous.

Due to advisory, the following are issued:

Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.

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Beach-goers, swimmers, and surfers should exercise caution and heed all advice given by Ocean Safety Officials.

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Due to debris clean–up, Old Kona Airport will remain closed today.

For residential and commercial structures that may have been impacted by the large surf, please call Civil Defense at 808-935-0031 to report damages.

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