High-surf advisory extended to 6 p.m.

A high-surf advisory for east-facing shores of Maui and Molokai has been extended to 6 p.m. today.

Surf is expected to peak at 6 to 9 feet today, driven by a northeast swell, the National Weather Service said.

Strong breaking waves and shore break is expected as well as longshore and rip currents, making swimming difficult and dangerous.

Surf break at about 3 p.m. Monday was 12 to 15 feet at Hookipa Beach Park, 10 to 12 feet at outer Baldwin Beach in Paia and 8 to 10 feet at D.T. Fleming Beach at Kapalua.

A small craft advisory is effect until 4 a.m. today for Maui County waters. Seas of 10 to 12 feet are expected with easterly winds of 17 to 23 mph.

The forecast for the central valley is sunny with high temperatures reaching 82 degrees with lows of 64 to 69 degrees. Easterly winds are expected to blow 10 to 15 mph.


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