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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1154 AM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.AS THE CURRENT LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL LOWERS...A NEW WEST
NORTHWEST SWELL WILL FILL IN TODAY.

HIZ001>003-006>008-012-013-017-019-020-023-026-211100-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170121T1600Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-WAIANAE COAST-
OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-KONA-
KOHALA-
1154 AM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM SATURDAY FOR
NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI FOR
NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI AND FOR WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG
ISLAND...

* SURF...ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI
  MOLOKAI AND ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MAUI...10 TO
  15 FEET...ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU...8 TO 12 FEET AND
  ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND 6 TO 8 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH 600 AM SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE...EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES...SHORE
  BREAK...AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS MAKING SWIMMING
  DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BEACHGOERS...HEED ALL ADVICE FROM OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE
CAUTION.

&&

$$
DONALDSON


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