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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
311 PM HST WED DEC 24 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI
OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI...

.THE COMBINATION OF SUBSIDING NORTHERLY SWELLS AND LARGE...SHORT
PERIOD WIND WAVES WILL MAINTAIN ROUGH SURF AROUND THE ADVISORY
LEVEL ACROSS NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE SMALLER ISLANDS THROUGH
THURSDAY.

HIZ001>003-007>009-012-013-017-019-020-251415-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-141226T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
311 PM HST WED DEC 24 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY...

THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY.

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES...10 TO 15 FEET. IN
  ADDITION...SOME EAST FACING SHORES OF THE SMALLER ISLANDS
  EXPOSED TO NORTH SWELL WILL EXPERIENCE ELEVATED SURF.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM HST THURSDAY.

* 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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