Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
324 AM HST WED DEC 24 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI
OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI...

.THE COMBINATION OF A SUBSIDING NORTHWEST SWELL AND LARGE...SHORT
PERIOD SEAS GENERATED BY STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OVER THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE WILL MAINTAIN ROUGH SURF AROUND THE
ADVISORY LEVEL ACROSS NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE SMALLER ISLANDS
TODAY.

HIZ023-026-241430-
/O.CAN.PHFO.SU.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-141224T1600Z/
KONA-KOHALA-
324 AM HST WED DEC 24 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS CANCELLED THE HIGH
SURF ADVISORY.

SURF HEIGHTS ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND ARE NOW
DECREASING TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS.

$$

HIZ001>003-007>009-012-013-017-019-020-250230-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-141225T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
324 AM HST WED DEC 24 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING...

THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS
EVENING.

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI...14 TO 18
  FEET. ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI...10 TO
  15 FEET. IN ADDITION...SOME EAST FACING SHORES OF THE SMALLER
  ISLANDS EXPOSED TO NORTH SWELL WILL EXPERIENCE ELEVATED SURF.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM HST THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE...EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES...SHORE
  BREAK...AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS MAKING SWIMMING
  DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BEACHGOERS...SWIMMERS...AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN
BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE CAUTION. BOATERS SHOULD
EXPECT RECREATIONAL SURFERS AND BODY BOARDERS UTILIZING HARBOR
CHANNELS TO ACCESS SURFING AREAS.

&&

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