Maui Surf

North Shore Surf Remains Elevated at 10-15 Feet

April 2, 2013, 8:54 AM HST
* Updated April 2, 10:04 AM
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Ho’okipa, file photo by Madeline Ziecker.

By Wendy Osher

A high surf advisory has been extended for the north-facing shores of Maui and Molokai until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2.

Forecasters from the National Weather Service say a large north swell, combined with locally generated wind waves, will continue to produce rough surf throughout the day.

Officials say surf is expected to be in the 10- to 15-foot range along affected shorelines.

The elevated surf is forecast to produce rip currents and localized beach erosion, according to authorities.

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