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High Surf Advisory in effect for Hawaii Island

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for north facing shores of Hawaii Island until 6 p.m. Tuesday (Nov 22).

Surf is forecast to be in the 6-9 foot range for north and east shores of Hawaii 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.

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