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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:52 AM HST Aug. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 PM HST Tuesday...

* surf... building to 6 to 10 feet along east facing shores of The
Big Island and Maui, with largest waves expected along the
southeast coast of The Big Island.

* Timing... building today and tonight. Surf may continue to build
on Tuesday.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves, shore
break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by
ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Large breaking surf,
significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the
water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face
significant injury or death.



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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:52 AM HST Aug. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 PM HST Tuesday...

* surf... building to 6 to 10 feet along east facing shores of The
Big Island and Maui, with largest waves expected along the
southeast coast of The Big Island.

* Timing... building today and tonight. Surf may continue to build
on Tuesday.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves, shore
break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by
ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Large breaking surf,
significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the
water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face
significant injury or death.



Birchard



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