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North-northeast swell brings advisory-level surf to Hawaii

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A north-northeast swell combined with wind waves will continue to produce elevated surf along north, west and east shores of the Hawaiian islands.

A High Surf Advisory has been issued for the following shores:

  • Kauai: north, west, east shores
  • Niihau: north, west shores
  • Oahu: east shores
  • Molokai: east shores
  • Maui: east shores
  • Big Island: east shores

The advisory will remain in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Forecasters said surf along north- and west-facing shores to rise to 10 to 15 feet, and surf along east-facing shores will be between 5 to 8 feet. They expect strong breaking waves, shore break and strong currents making swimming dangerous.

Beachgoers should heed all advice given by Ocean Safety officials.

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