High Surf Warning for Big Island; some beaches closed
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A High Surf Warning remains posted to the west shores of the Big Island of Hawaii until 6 a.m. Saturday. Forecasters at the National Weather Service said waves were expected to peak Friday in the 15 to 20 foot face range.
Meanwhile, forecasters downgraded the warning to a High Surf Advisory for the north and west shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai and Maui. The advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reported the following beaches were closed Friday due to high surf: Kahalu'u, La'aloa, Kaloko Fish Pond, Four Seasons, Kukio, O'oma, Kohana'iki (Pine Trees), Mauna Kea (Kauna'oa, Maumae, Hapuna Beach Access), and Hapuna.
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