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.