High Surf Warning issued through Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a high-surf warning for all north- and west-facing shores of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau now through 6 a.m. Sunday.

Entering the water in these areas during the warning is very hazardous, and could cause serious injury or death. Spectators are also advised to use extreme caution, as large, breaking waves could make it dangerous for those standing along the shoreline.

The warning may be extended or modified as conditions develop. For updated information on ocean and weather alerts, visit the NWS website, weather.gov/hfo.

For up-to-date information about Kaua‘i ocean conditions and ocean safety, speak to a county lifeguard at any lifeguard station, visit hawaiibeachsafety.com, or call the Kaua‘i Fire Department Ocean Safety Bureau at 241-4984.

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