High surf closes Ha‘ena and Ke‘e beaches; shark sighting off Ha‘ena Beach

The Kaua‘i Fire Department reports that the North Shore beaches of Ha‘ena and Ke‘e are closed today due to high surf. Lifeguards also report that a shark was sighted in waters off Ha‘ena Beach at about 9:30 a.m. today.

Both beaches will remain closed until officials deem them safe for swimming. Swimmers are advised to visit guarded beaches in Po‘ipu and Salt Pond today.

For more information about ocean conditions, visit www.kauaiexplorer.com or call the Ocean Safety Bureau at 241-4984.


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