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High surf and winter weather forecast for Big Island

The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for East facing shores of the Big Island until 6 p.m. Friday (May 6). A winter weather advisory was also issued for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island. Sleet and light snow are a possibility

The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for East facing shores of the Big Island until 6 p.m. Friday (May 6).

Surf is forecast to reach heights of six to eight feet. Rough and choppy surf conditions are forecast and people should be cautious of rip currents and localized beach erosion from the surf.

Small craft advisories are also in effect for all Hawaiian waters until 6 p.m. Friday (May 6).

A winter weather advisory was also issued for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island. Sleet and light snow are a possibility. As of 8:30 a.m. Thursday (May 5) the Mauna Kea Access Road was open.

For more information on road conditions visit: mkwc.ifa.hawaii.edu/current/ro…

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Sep 2, 2014 / 2:54 pm

 

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