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High surf advisory issued for east facing shores of the Big Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for east facing shores of the Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday (April 23).

Surf is forecast to be in the six to eight foot range along east facing shores of the Big 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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