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High surf warning up for east shores; north shores under advisory

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Shorebreak at Makapuu, Saturday, Dec. 22. Photos by Terence Reis Shorebreak at Makapuu, Saturday, Dec. 22. Photos by Terence Reis

A High Surf Warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday for the east shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii. Meanwhile, a High Surf Advisory is also in effect for the north shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai and Maui.

According to the National Weather Service, surf along east shores could reach face heights of 10 to 15 feet. A large north swell has peaked at 14 to 18 feet, and will be declining slightly overnight into Sunday.

Forecasters said high surf will cause hazardous conditions, including dangerous rip currents.

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