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Forecast: Darby already sending high surf to islands

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A breezy, trade wind weather day ahead. Winds will be 15-25 mph at their peak. Showers riding in on the trades are falling windward, mauka and leeward. The high in Honolulu today will be 89 degrees.

Surf is rising along east shores due to energy from approaching Tropical Storm Darby. East-facing coastlines will be very dangerous over the next few days. Please stay well back of tide pools and the rock coastline. The National Weather Service surf forecast for today: east 4-7 feet, south 3-5 feet, north and west 1-3 feet.

High Surf Advisory for east shores of most islands effective 6 p.m. Waves will be 8-10 feet or larger.

At 5 a.m. this morning, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was 645 miles east of Hilo and moving WSW at 15 mph. Based on the current forecast track, Darby will come within 100 miles of the Big Island Saturday night and Sunday morning. Stay with us, your Severe Weather Station for the very latest. 

- Dan Cooke

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