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High surf advisory for South shores of all Hawaiian Islands

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

National Weather Service Map

National Weather Service Map

A powerful South sweep will continue to produce high surf along the South facings shores of all Hawaiian islands. The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued ahigh surf advisory for the South facing shores of the Big Island until 6 p.m. Sunday (May 19).

Surf is forecast to be in the eight to 12 foot range.

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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