High surf closed north shore beaches on Easter Sunday

HANALEI n Ocean Safety Bureau officials closed North shore beaches from Ke’e to the west side of Hanalei pier Sunday because of dangerous ocean conditions. In addition Queen’s Bath was also closed.

Surf as high as 15 to 20 feet was reported along with strong currents making it unsafe for beach-goers to enter the water, according to a release from Mary Daubert, county public information officer.

Officials advised people wanting to go to the beach to seek out other guarded beaches on the island.


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