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High Surf Advisory continues for South and East shores of Big Island

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has continued the High Surf Advisory for the Big Island’s North, South and East shores facing south until 6 p.m. Saturday (July 9). Two large Southern Hemisphere swells will produce high surf along exposed South facing shores over the next several days.

Rough and choppy five to eight foot surf is forecast along South and East facing shores. Large breaking waves can cause dangerous rip currents. Beachgoers should be aware of these dangerous currents and of beach erosion which may occur.

A Small Craft Advisory remain in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday (July 9) for Kaiwi Channel, Maalaea Bay, Pailolo Channel, Alehuihaha Channel, Big Island Leeward waters and Big Island Southeast waters.

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