High Surf Advisory Continues

HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG 
ISLAND... 
 
.A large northwest swell will spread from northwest to southeast 
down the island chain today, resulting in very large and 
dangerous surf along north and west facing shores of most islands. 
Warning level surf is expected to lower to advisory level late 
Thursday, and continue through Friday. 
 
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY... 
 
* SURF...10 to 15 feet today along exposed north facing shores, 
and 6 to 10 feet along exposed west facing shores. 
 
* TIMING...Through 6 pm HST Thursday. 
 
* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore 
break, and strong currents making swimming difficult and 
dangerous.
Instructions: Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body boarders utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.
Target Area:
Big Island North and East
Kona

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