Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 |
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Hawaii County Civil Defense has issued a high surf advisory and beach closure today.
The National Weather Service said the advisory is for west facing shores of Hawaii Island from Ka`u to North Kohala Districts in effect until this evening.
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;
· Kahalu‘u Beach is closed.
· Other beaches may be closed without notice.
· 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.
Updates will be issued if there is a change in conditions.
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