NWS issues high surf advisory for north shore Oahu until 4 p.m. Sat

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory which is in effect until 4 p.m. Saturday.

Surf…increasing to 12 to 16 ft along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai and north facing shores of Oahu overnight through Saturday.

Impacts…moderate…expect strong breaking waves…shore break…and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions: beachgoers, swimmers and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.

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