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Lifeguards remain on alert as surf buffets North Shore

By Michael Tsai

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 26, 2012

~~<p>Continued high-surf conditions and the annual crush of holiday beachgoers combined to keep North Shore lifeguards &quot;extremely busy&quot; on Christmas Day, an official said.</p>
<p>Ocean safety personnel made 18 rescues and took 1,325 preventive actions &mdash;&ensp;such as warning people to stay on dry land &mdash; on Tuesday as waves reached heights of up to 20 feet, said Department of Emergency Services spokes&shy;woman Shayne Enright.</p>
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Continued high-surf conditions and the annual crush of holiday beachgoers combined to keep North Shore lifeguards "extremely busy" on Christmas Day, an official said.

Ocean safety personnel made 18 rescues and took 1,325 preventive actions — such as warning people to stay on dry land — on Tuesday as waves reached heights of up to 20 feet, said Department of Emergency Services spokes­woman Shayne Enright. Login for more...



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