The National Weather Service in Honolulu extended on the Garden Isle high surf advisory till 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23.
Areas impacted include the east-facing shores of Kauaʻi. Surf is anticipated to be eight to 12 feet.
Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.