This is a High Surf Warning and Beach Closure Information Update for Tuesday September 1st at 8:30AM.
The National Weather Service High Surf Warning for the east facing shores of Hawaii Island remains in effect and has been extended through 6:00am tomorrow.. Dangerous surf conditions continue to be observed and reported across areas of East Hawaii. Surf heights of 10-15 feet are forecasted for the east facing shores of Hawaii Island. Residents along the coast and in low lying areas are advised to take necessary precautions and motorists are advised to be prepared for possible debris and ponding on coastal roadways. Beachgoers swimmers and surfers are advised to exercise caution and to heed all advice given by Ocean Safety Officials. Due to debris and ongoing dangerous surf conditions the following beaches and parks in the Hilo area will remain closed:
- · Bayfront Canoe area
- · Coconut Island
- · Onekahakaha Beach Park
- · Kealoha Beach Park
- · Laupahoehoe Boat Ramp
In addition, the Bayfront Highway in Hilo is closed due to surf and debris.
Additional updates will be broadcast as conditions change.