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Big Waves Hit Hawaiian Islands' North Shores, California

The north shores of all the Hawaiian Islands were under a high surf warning on Wednesday, with forecasters expecting 25 to 30-foot waves to mark the start of Hawaii's big-wave season.   The swells hitting Hawaii and California were probably connected to the same low-pressure weather system in the Pacific Ocean, said Derek Wroe, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.   "We get our biggest waves in the wintertime, and we're leading up to that,''...

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