High surf advisory for west-facing shores
The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for west facing shores of Hawaii Island from South Kohala to South Kona Districts through Thursday.
A high surf advisory means surf will be higher than normal, shore break, and dangerous currents could cause injury or death.
Due to the high surf advisory, the following are issued;
· Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
· Beach-goers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.
· Beaches may be closed without notice.
· There are no beach closures at this time.