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High surf to continue through Friday (Jan 6)

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

A High Surf Warning remains in effect for the North and West facing shores of the Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday (Jan 5) then a High Surf Advisory will be in effect until 6 a.m. Friday (Jan 6).

Surf along North facing shores is forecast to be 15-25 feet lowering to 10-20 feet during the day Thursday. West facing shores are forecast to have eight to 12 foot surf lowering to four to eight feet after 6 a.m. Thursday.

Dangerous battering wave action will pound the shoreline and possibly run-up onto low-lying area. Dangerous rip currents are also forecast.

A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for all mariners.

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