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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
315 PM HST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.A NEW NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD OVERNIGHT AND PEAK SATURDAY
BEFORE GRADUALLY DECLINING EARLY SUNDAY.

HIZ001>003-006>008-012-013-017-019-020-251415-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.Y.0022.170225T0400Z-170226T1600Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-WAIANAE COAST-
OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
315 PM HST FRI FEB 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
HST SUNDAY...

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

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

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* 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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