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Northwest swell to reach isles as barrage of 20- to 30-footers

  • VINCE CAVATAIO / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    A large northwest swell is forecast to kick up surf of 20 to 30 feet along north shores today through Wednesday. West shores could see waves with faces of 12 to 20 feet.Surfers took off at Waimea Bay on Sunday.

  • VINCE CAVATAIO / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    A large northwest swell is forecast to kick up surf of 20 to 30 feet along north shores today through Wednesday. West shores could see waves with faces of 12 to 20 feet.Surfers took off at Waimea Bay on Sunday.

Two days after a 22-year-old surfer was put in critical condition by a near-drowning incident at Banzai Pipeline, a new large northwest swell is expected to generate surf of 20 to 30feet along the north shores of five islands. Read more

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