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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
636 AM HST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.A VERY LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL RAPIDLY BUILD
THROUGH THE DAY...PEAK TONIGHT...THEN GRADUALLY EASE
THROUGH THURSDAY.

HIZ001>003-006>008-012-013-017-019-020-102345-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160212T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-WAIANAE COAST-
OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
636 AM HST WED FEB 10 2016

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

* SURF...ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI...
  BUILDING TO 20 TO 30 FEET THIS MORNING...AND 35 TO 45 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI
  AND MAUI...BUILDING THROUGH THE MORNING...REACHING 20 TO 30 FEET
  THIS AFTERNOON...AND 35 TO 45 FEET THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.
  ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MOLOKAI...BUILDING THROUGH
  THE MORNING...REACHING 12 TO 20 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...AND 20 TO 30
  FEET THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. SURF WILL LIKELY PEAK TONIGHT AND
  GRADUALLY LOWER THROUGH THURSDAY.

 * TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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...

LARGE BREAKING SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND DANGEROUS
CURRENTS MAKE ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING
THE WATER COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH.

&&

$$

HIZ023-026-102345-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0009.160210T2200Z-160212T0400Z/
KONA-KOHALA-
636 AM HST WED FEB 10 2016

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
HST THURSDAY...

* SURF...ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...BUILDING
  TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...FROM NOON HST TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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...

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

&&

$$

HIZ025-102345-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0015.160210T2200Z-160212T0400Z/
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
636 AM HST WED FEB 10 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
HST THURSDAY...

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT BY
  THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...FROM NOON HST TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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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