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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
409 AM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

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

.STRONG TRADE WINDS NEAR AND UPSTREAM OF THE ISLANDS WILL
CONTINUE TO GENERATE ADVISORY-LEVEL SURF ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. ADDITIONALLY...A NEW LONG-PERIOD
NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO FILL IN THIS MORNING AND PEAK
TODAY...BRINGING HIGH SURF TO EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES. SURF WILL GRADUALLY TREND DOWN THROUGH THE WEEKEND ALONG
ALL SHORES.

HIZ001>003-006>009-012-013-017-020-024-025-030315-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-161203T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-WAIANAE COAST-
OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
409 AM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS
EVENING...

* SURF...6 TO 10 FEET ALONG EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU
  MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND. 14 TO 18 FEET ALONG NORTH AND
  WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU AND KAUAI...AND NORTH FACING SHORES
  OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI. 8 TO 12 FEET ALONG WEST FACING SHORES
  OF OAHU AND MOLOKAI.

* TIMING...SURF WILL REMAIN AT AND JUST ABOVE ADVISORY LEVELS
  TODAY...THEN GRADUALLY BEGIN TO TREND DOWN BY TONIGHT THROUGH
  THE WEEKEND.

* 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
AND SEEK OCEAN RECREATION AREAS BEST SUITED FOR YOUR ABILITIES.
WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO OUT.

&&

$$

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