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UPDATE: High surf advisory for west-facing shores of Big Island

A high surf advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Friday for west-facing shores of the Big Island.

Update: High surf advisory cancelled for Big Island

Surf is forecast to be 5 to 8 feet through this afternoon on west-facing shores on the Big Island.

UPDATE High surf warning extended for portions of Big Island until 6 a.m. Friday

Surf is forecast for 15 to 20 feet today for west-facing shores on the Big Island and gradually diminishing tonight.

UPDATE: High surf advisory for Big Island canceled

Large breaking waves of 6 to 8 feet are forecast this afternoon. Wave heights are expected to increase to 7 to 10 feet tonight.

High surf advisory for west-facing shores canceled

The National Weather Service in Honolulu reports that surf has fallen below advisory levels.

Update: High Surf Warning extended; all major roadways open

The High Surf Warning has been extended into Wednesday.

Update: High surf advisory extended for east-facing shores

Impacts are expected to be moderate, with strong breaking waves and and strong currents that will make swimming dangerous.

High surf advisory issued for west-facing shores of Big Island

Surf of 6 to 8 feet is forecast along west-facing shores of the island.

UPDATE: Dangerously large breaking waves of 20 to 30 feet now forecast through Saturday night for parts of Big Island

The dangerous surf coincides with strong to gale-force winds and spring high tide.

Surfing scientists led by UH Hilo professor conducting 3D research at epic Fiji surf break

The team takes high-resolution images of the reef and uses a technique called photogrammetry to create 3D reconstructions that can be studied to help provide a better understanding of reef systems.

High surf advisory canceled

The high surf advisory for the Big Island’s north-facing shores is no longer in effect.

Watch: Wave Crashes Kona Wedding Party; High Surf Warning Still in Effect, Some Beaches Still Closed

ABC News captured a wave that intruded on a wedding party in Kailua-Kona. No injuries were reported, but the cake was ruined, the outlet reported on Sunday.

High Surf Warning Extended Through Monday For South-Facing Shores

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a high surf warning for south-facing shores of the state, including those of the Big Island.

Darby to Bring High Surf, Rain to Big Island as it Passes South

The Big Island’s fight against cancer will continue — tropical storm or not.

Civil Defense: Darby Forecast to Pass South of Big Island Saturday

Hawai‘i County Civil Defense reports that Hurricane Darby is expected to pass south of the Big Island this weekend.

High Surf Advisory Issued For South-Facing Shores

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for south-facing shores of the state, including the Big Island.

High Surf Advisory Now in Effect For South-Facing Shores

The high surf warning that had been effect for south-facing shores of the Big Island was canceled; however, there still remains some threat.

High Surf Advisory Takes Over For West-Facing Shores

A high surf warning that caused the closure of some West Hawai‘i beaches on Saturday has been downgraded.

High Surf Advisory Issued For West-Facing Shores

A high surf advisory has been issued for west-facing shores of the Big Island.

High Surf Advisory Extended for West-Facing Shores

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a high surf advisory for west-facing shores of the Big Island.
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