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High Surf Warning in effect through Tuesday night

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Warning for parts of Hawaii.

The warning includes the north and west facing shores of Oahu, Kauai, Molokai and Niihau, and all north facing shores on Maui.

A High Surf Advisory remains in effect for all west facing shores of the Big Island.

According to the NWS, breaking waves will be 20 to 30 feet along north and west facing shores of Oahu, Kauai and Niihau, and all north facing shores of Molokai and Maui.

Breaking waves are expected to be 15 to 20 feet along west facing shores of Oahu and Molokai.

Officials say the swell will produce large breaking waves and deadly rip currents.

The public is advised to stay well away from the shoreline in the affected areas.

The High Surf Warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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