National Weather Service extends high surf advisory for north-facing shores
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a high surf advisory through this evening for portions of the Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau.
The advisory is in effect through 6 p.m. today for north-facing shores.
A high surf advisory means surf will be higher than normal and shore break and dangerous currents can make swimming difficult and dangerous. Large breaking waves ranging between 12-16 feet are forecast.
The National Weather Service said in its advisory message that a north swell is generating low-end advisory surf along the north-facing shores of all main Hawaiian Islands.
Beach-goers, swimmers and surfers should exercise caution and heed all advice from by ocean safety officials.