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Large waves pounding south shores of islands

Large surf is pounding south shores this week (Image: Hawaii News Now/file) Large surf is pounding south shores this week (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Large surf is pounding south shores this week, prompting officials to issue a high surf advisory.

The advisory is in effect for all south shores of the islands until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Surf is expected to reach up to 8 feet, forecasters said.

Officials are warning inexperienced swimmers to avoid the waters as strong, breaking waves are dangerous.

Lifeguards reported making 185 rescues in Waikiki.

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