High Surf Forces Closure of Baldwin Park Pavilion AreaNovember 13, 2013, 11:49 AM HST · Updated November 13, 12:26 PM 0 Comments
By Maui Now Staff
County crews closed the gravel parking lot and pavilion area of Baldwin Beach Park in Pāʻia after high surf overnight flooded low-lying areas.
The closure will remain in effect for the rest of the day, and county crews from the Department of Parks and Recreation will reassess the area tomorrow.
A decision on whether or not to reopen the flooded facility will be made at that time, officials said.
A high surf warning went into effect on Tuesday evening for the north and east facing shores of Maui and Molokaʻi, and has since been extended through 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.
The NWS forecast calls for warning level surf of 20 to 30 feet to peak along the north facing shores today.
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