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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
318 PM HST THU FEB 11 2016

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

.A LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT...
THEN DECLINE FURTHER ON FRIDAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN
DANGEROUSLY LARGE ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

HIZ023-026-121430-
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/O.EXB.PHFO.SU.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-160212T1600Z/
KONA-KOHALA-
318 PM HST THU FEB 11 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY...
...HIGH SURF WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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

* SURF...ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...6 TO 10
  FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
  FRIDAY.

* 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. KNOW YOUR
LIMITS...WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO OUT.

&&

$$

HIZ001>003-006>008-012-013-017-019-020-121430-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160212T1600Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-WAIANAE COAST-
OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
318 PM HST THU FEB 11 2016

...HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY...

* SURF...ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI
  AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI...20 TO 30
  FEET. ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MOLOKAI...15 TO 20
  FEET. SURF WILL DIMINISH TO ADVISORY LEVELS ON FRIDAY.

* 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...

BEACHGOERS...SWIMMERS...AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN
BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE CAUTION. LARGE BREAKING
SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAKE
ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS.

&&

$$

HIZ025-121430-
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BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
318 PM HST THU FEB 11 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY...

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...12 TO 16
  FEET. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
  FRIDAY.

* 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. KNOW YOUR
LIMITS...WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO OUT.

&&

$$

BIRCHARD



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