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Update: High surf advisory for south-facing shores of Kauaʻi, Niʻihau canceled

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Update at 9:45 a.m. on June 27: The National Weather Service has canceled a high surf advisory for Kauaʻi and Niʻihau.

Original post: The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory through Tuesday evening for south-facing shores of Kauaʻi and Niʻihau.

Reinforcing long-period south-southeast swell of 170 degrees will peak later Monday and hold through Monday night before briefly diminishing late Tuesday.

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The forecast is for surf of 7 to 10 feet.

Shore breaks and dangerous currents could cause injury or death.

Due to the high surf advisory, please be advised:

  • Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
  • Beach-goers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.

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