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This beach has strong currents, powerful waves that break on sandbars and sharp reefs.
It's a good idea to stay close to shore to avoid being swept out by a rip tide.
Kealia Beach is can have strong shore break waves, dangerous currents, and riptides that make it difficult to get back to shore. Swimmers should only enter the water if it is very calm, and always stay very close to shore. The nearshore waters vary in depth and drop off suddenly in some places. Never enter the ocean during times of high surf or rough seas. Numerous drownings have occurred at this beach so use extreme caution.
Historically (as of 2012), 16 drownings have occurred at Kealia Beach.
Kealia Beach Conditions