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High Surf Warning

This is a Civil Defense message for Monday, March 18 at 7:00 in the morning.


The National Weather Service continues the High Surf Warning for north facing shores of Hawaii Island through today.


A High Surf Warning means large breaking surf, significant shore-break, and dangerous currents make entering the water very hazardous.


Due to the Warning, the following are issued:

  • Inexperienced persons should remain off beaches and adjacent beach front areas.
  • Fisherman should pay close attention to the surf.
  • Closures of roads and beaches may occur at any time.
  • Bay Front Highway remains closed at this time.


Thank you for listening and have a safe day.


This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


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