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Strong winds force cancellation of tours to Arizona Memorial

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PEARL HARBOR (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Gusty trade winds on Wednesday forced the cancellation of tours to the USS Arizona Memorial until further notice.

Boat tours were suspended in the afternoon due to sustained winds from the east-northeast of about 25 mph. Gusts were reaching about 30 mph.

Forecasters expect winds will increase through the rest of the week. Officials at the memorial have not said when the tours will resume.

The Arizona Memorial is one of Hawaii's most visited sites, attracting thousands of people a day.

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