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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
325 PM HST THU MAY 25 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES BEGINNING FRIDAY...

.A LARGE SOUTH SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BUILD THROUGH THE DAY ON
FRIDAY AND THEN CONTINUE ON SATURDAY. SURF IS EXPECTED TO BUILD
TO ADVISORY LEVEL HEIGHTS AND COINCIDE WITH RECORD HIGH KING TIDES
BOTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL WAVE RUN UP AND FLOODING
ALONG SOUTHERLY EXPOSED SHORELINES WILL LIKELY OCCUR DUE TO THE
COMBINATION OF HIGH SURF AND TIDES...PARTICULARLY DURING THE EARLY
EVENING TIME.

HIZ001>003-005-006-013-014-016-018-020-021-023>025-261430-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.Y.0034.170526T1600Z-170528T1600Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU SOUTH SHORE-
WAIANAE COAST-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-KAHOOLAWE-
MAUI LEEWARD WEST-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-KONA-
SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
325 PM HST THU MAY 25 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM HST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM HST
SUNDAY.

* SURF...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES OF
  NIIHAU...KAUAI...OAHU...MOLOKAI...LANAI...MAUI...KAHOOLAWE AND
  THE BIG ISLAND...THEN LOWERING TO 5 TO 8 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...BUILDING FRIDAY...PEAKING FRIDAY NIGHT AND
  SATURDAY...THEN LOWERING SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF BEACHES PARTICULARLY AROUND THE EARLY EVENING HIGH
  TIDE. VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE
  ALSO EXPECTED. BREAKING WAVES MAY OCCASIONALLY IMPACT HARBORS
  MAKING NAVIGATING HARBOR CHANNELS DANGEROUS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
LARGE BREAKING SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND RIP CURRENTS
MAKE ENTERING THE WATER HAZARDOUS. BEACHGOERS...SWIMMERS...AND
SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND
EXERCISE CAUTION.

&&

$$

FOSTER



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