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High surf advisory in effect for east-facing shores

Updated: 
March 16, 2014 - 7:25am

A high surf advisory remains in effect for Hawaii Island’s east-facing shores through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

National Weather Services forecasters in Honolulu are calling for 8- to 12-foot waves.

The service categorized the surf’s impact as “moderate,” cautioning the public to expect breaking waves and strong longshore and rip currents that can make swimming difficult and dangerous. Beachgoers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials.