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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
402 AM HST FRI MAY 26 2017

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

.HAZARDOUS SURF IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AS A SOUTH
SWELL FILLS IN AND PEAKS. A COMBINATION OF LARGE SURF AND RECORD
LEVEL KING TIDES THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
HOURS WILL ENHANCE WAVE RUNUP...LIKELY FLOODING PORTIONS OF
BEACHES THAT NORMALLY REMAIN DRY OR EXPOSED.

HIZ001>003-005-006-013-014-016-018-020-021-023>025-270315-
/O.CON.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-
402 AM HST FRI MAY 26 2017

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

* SURF...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET LATER TODAY 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 INTO
  SUNDAY.

* TIMING...BUILDING TODAY...PEAKING LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  SATURDAY...THEN LOWERING GRADUALLY SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF BEACHES PARTICULARLY AROUND THE EARLY EVENING HIGH
  TIDE. VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES AND 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.

&&

$$

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