Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
324 AM HST SAT MAR 25 2017

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

.A LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SPREAD DOWN THE ISLAND CHAIN
TODAY INTO THIS EVENING...THEN PEAK TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS WILL
RESULT IN WARNING LEVEL SURF LATER TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY FOR NORTH
AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI...WITH WARNING LEVEL
SURF ON WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.
THE WESTERLY DIRECTION OF THE SWELL WILL CAUSE SOME SHADOWING FOR
OAHU...MOLOKAI AND MAUI...WITH ADVISORY LEVEL SURF EXPECTED FOR
EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THOSE ISLANDS FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY.

HIZ001>003-260230-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.W.0009.170325T1600Z-170327T1600Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-
324 AM HST SAT MAR 25 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM HST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM HST
MONDAY.

* SURF...ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND
  KAUAI...RISING TO 20 TO 28 FEET.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH THE HIGHEST
  SURF EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* 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. ALWAYS HEED
LIFEGUARD ADVICE AND KNOW YOUR LIMITS. WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO
OUT.

&&

$$

HIZ023-024-026-260230-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.W.0009.170326T0400Z-170327T1600Z/
KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-KOHALA-
324 AM HST SAT MAR 25 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM HST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM HST
MONDAY.

* SURF...ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...RISING TO 8
  TO 12 FEET. THE HIGHEST SURF IS EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST
  EXTENDING SOUTH FROM KAILUA KONA TO SOUTH POINT.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* 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. ALWAYS HEED
LIFEGUARD ADVICE AND KNOW YOUR LIMITS. WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO
OUT.

&&

$$

HIZ006>008-012-013-017-019-020-260230-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.Y.0027.170325T2200Z-170327T1600Z/
WAIANAE COAST-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-
WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
324 AM HST SAT MAR 25 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM HST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM HST MONDAY.

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU...MOLOKAI AND MAUI...
  RISING TO 18 TO 24 FEET. ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND
  MOLOKAI...RISING TO 12 TO 18 FEET.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH THE HIGHEST
  SURF EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

JACOBSON



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