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High surf advisory in effect for east-facing shores

  • KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COMEastbound view from Makapuu Point Scenic lookout on the Ka Iwi Coastline on Monday, December 30, 2013. Both the Kaiwi Coastline stretch of Kalanianaole Highway and Diamond Head Road were recently selected as part of the National Scenic Byways.
    KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Eastbound view from Makapuu Point Scenic lookout on the Ka Iwi Coastline on Monday, December 30, 2013. Both the Kaiwi Coastline stretch of Kalanianaole Highway and Diamond Head Road were recently selected as part of the National Scenic Byways.

A high surf advisory is in effect for the east-facing shores of all islands through Thursday evening.

Forecasters with the National Weather Service expect surf up to 5 to 8 feet through 6 p.m. Thursday. 

Weather officials advise beachgoers strong longshore and rip currents, which can make swimming dangerous.

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