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High surf and small craft advisories for Hawaii Island

Weather advisory map via National Weather Service/NOAA

Weather advisory map via National Weather Service/NOAA

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high Surf Advisory for the north, south and east shores of Hawaii Island until 6 p.m. Sunday (Oct 30).

Surf in the range of 6-8 feet is forecast.

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.

A Small Craft Advisory is also in effect for all Hawaiian waters until 6 p.m. Monday (Oct 31).

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