A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII
This is a Civil Defense High Surf Advisory message for Sunday, May 12 at 7:00 in the morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory for South facing shores of Hawaii Island from Keahole Point in North Kona through South Point in Kau to Cape Kumukahi in Puna.
A High Surf Advisory means surf will be higher than normal, shore break, and dangerous currents could cause injury or death.
Due to the High Surf Advisory, the following are issued;
- 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.
- Beaches may be closed without notice.
- There are no beach closures at this time.