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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
406 AM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

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

.LIFE-THREATENING SURF ASSOCIATED WITH A LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST
SWELL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST
FACING SHORES. SURF WILL LIKELY HOLD AT ADVISORY LEVELS INTO
MONDAY BEFORE DROPPING BELOW TUESDAY.

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OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
406 AM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY.

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU...20 TO 25 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF BEACHES...VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES...AND
  STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES MAY
  OCCASIONALLY IMPACT HARBORS MAKING NAVIGATING THE HARBOR
  CHANNEL DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE BREAKING SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND DANGEROUS
CURRENTS MAKE ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ALWAYS HEED
LIFEGUARD ADVICE AND KNOW YOUR LIMITS. WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO
OUT.

&&

$$

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NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-
406 AM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY...

* SURF...ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND
  KAUAI...22 TO 28 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF BEACHES...VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES...AND
  STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES MAY
  OCCASIONALLY IMPACT HARBORS MAKING NAVIGATING THE HARBOR
  CHANNEL DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE BREAKING SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND DANGEROUS
CURRENTS MAKE ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ALWAYS HEED
LIFEGUARD ADVICE AND KNOW YOUR LIMITS. WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO
OUT.

&&

$$

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KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-KOHALA-
406 AM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY...

* SURF...ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...8 TO 12
  FEET. THE HIGHEST SURF IS EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST EXTENDING
  SOUTH FROM KAILUA KONA TO SOUTH POINT.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF BEACHES...VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES...AND
  STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES MAY
  OCCASIONALLY IMPACT HARBORS MAKING NAVIGATING THE HARBOR
  CHANNEL DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE BREAKING SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND DANGEROUS
CURRENTS MAKE ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ALWAYS HEED
LIFEGUARD ADVICE AND KNOW YOUR LIMITS. WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO
OUT.

&&

$$

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WAIANAE COAST-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
406 AM HST SUN MAR 26 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY...

* SURF...ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU...NORTH AND WEST FACING
  SHORES OF MOLOKAI AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI...12 TO 18
  FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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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