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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
329 AM HST MON FEB 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI AND MOLOKAI...AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MAUI AND
THE BIG ISLAND...

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE HIGH
SURF ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES THROUGH TODAY.

HIZ025-210230-
/O.EXA.PHFO.SU.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-170221T0400Z/
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
329 AM HST MON FEB 20 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING.

* SURF...10 TO 15 FEET ALONG EXPOSED NORTH FACING SHORES.

* 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. KNOW YOUR LIMITS
AND SEEK OCEAN RECREATION AREAS BEST SUITED FOR YOUR ABILITIES.
FOR ALTERNATIVES SEE THE OCEAN SAFETY LINKS ON
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HAWAII/PAGES/WXSAFETY.PHP

&&

$$

HIZ001>003-007-008-012-013-017-019-020-210230-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-170221T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
329 AM HST MON FEB 20 2017

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

* SURF...14 TO 18 FEET ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES.

* 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. KNOW YOUR LIMITS
AND SEEK OCEAN RECREATION AREAS BEST SUITED FOR YOUR ABILITIES.
FOR ALTERNATIVES SEE THE OCEAN SAFETY LINKS ON
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HAWAII/PAGES/WXSAFETY.PHP

&&

$$

JACOBSON



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