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Little Change in Hawaii Surf Despite Tsunami Advisory

Hawaii residents were urged to stay clear of beaches and avoid swimming in the ocean as a precaution on Wednesday, though little change in the surf was measured in the island chain from an 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Chile. A tsunami advisory issued for the state by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center was expected to remain posted until 8 a.m. local time [2 p.m. ET], with most beaches around the islands closed until noon because of potentially dangerous currents. Shelly Kunishige a...

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