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High Surf Advisory for East facing shores of Big Island, record rainfall yesterday in Hilo

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Record Rainfall

A record rainfall of 5.17 inches was set in Hilo Tuesday (April 1). This breaks the old record of 3.57 inches let in 1972.

Tsunami Advisory

The Tsunami Advisory has been cancelled for Hawaii. More info here.

High Surf Advisory

A High Surf Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday (April 3) for East facing shores of the Big Island.

Surf is forecast to be five to eight feet along East facing shores of the Big Island.

Coastal areas can expect strong breaking waves, shore breaks and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.

Beachgoers, swimmers and surfers should heed the advice given by ocean safety officials and be careful. Know your limits and when in doubt, don’t go out.

Boaters should expect recreational surfers and bodyboarders using harbor channels to access surfing areas.

Small Craft Advisory

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for the Alenuihaha Channel, Big Island Windward, Leeward and Southeast waters.

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