Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
347 PM HST WED SEP 2 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI
MAUI AND BIG ISLAND...

.OVERVIEW...LARGE SURF WILL PERSIST ALONG EAST FACING SHORES. AS
NORTHERLY SWELL FROM IGNACIO DECLINES TONIGHT...EAST SWELL FROM
DISTANT HURRICANE JIMENA WILL BUILD. EAST SHORE SURF WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED AT OR NEAR WARNING LEVELS THROUGH AT LEAST THE WEEKEND
AND LIKELY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

HIZ017-019-020-024-025-031500-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150904T0400Z/
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
347 PM HST WED SEP 2 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY...

A HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY.

* SURF...ALONG EAST FACING SHORES...10 TO 15 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY AND POSSIBLY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AT
  WARNING LEVELS.

* IMPACTS...VERY HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER SURGING AND SWEEPING
  ACROSS BEACHES...COASTAL BENCHES...AND LAVA FLOWS CREATING THE
  POTENTIAL FOR IMPACTS TO COASTAL PROPERTIES AND
  INFRASTRUCTURE...INCLUDING ROADWAYS. POWERFUL LONGSHORE AND
  RIP CURRENTS WILL BE PRESENT AT MOST BEACHES. LARGE BREAKING
  WAVES AND STRONG CURRENTS MAY IMPACT HARBOR ENTRANCES AND
  CHANNELS CAUSING CHALLENGING BOAT HANDLING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS MEAN THAT ONLY HIGHLY EXPERIENCED
PERSONS SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. INEXPERIENCED PERSONS SHOULD
REMAIN OFF BEACHES AND ADJACENT BEACHFRONT AREAS. LARGE BREAKING
SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHORE BREAK...AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAKE
ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER
COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH.

&&

$$

HIZ002-008-009-012-013-031500-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150904T0400Z/
KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-
347 PM HST WED SEP 2 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY...

A HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY.

* SURF...ALONG EAST FACING SHORES...10 TO 15 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY AND POSSIBLY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AT
  WARNING LEVELS.

* 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...

THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS MEAN THAT ONLY HIGHLY EXPERIENCED
PERSONS SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. INEXPERIENCED PERSONS SHOULD
REMAIN OFF BEACHES AND ADJACENT BEACHFRONT AREAS. LARGE BREAKING
SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHORE BREAK...AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAKE
ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER
COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH.

&&

$$
WROE







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