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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
341 PM HST THU NOV 23 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH AND EAST FACING
SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC OCEAN
HAS GENERATED A LARGE NORTH SWELL WHICH SHOULD SLOWLY DECLINE
THROUGH FRIDAY. SURF IS EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW WARNING LEVELS BY
FRIDAY MORNING...REMAINING AT ADVISORY LEVELS THROUGH THE DAY ON
FRIDAY. EXPECT A HIGH SURF ADVISORY TO BE POSTED BY FRIDAY
MORNING.

HIZ001>003-007>009-012-013-017>020-025-241445-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0015.000000T0000Z-171124T1600Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-
MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
341 PM HST THU NOV 23 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY...

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES 25 TO 30 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
  SETS TO 35 FEET ON OUTER REEFS...AND TO 10 TO 15 FEET ALONG EAST
  FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG
  ISLAND. EXPECT SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES TO DROP TO 20 TO
  25 FEET FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SLOWLY DECLINING THROUGH FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER OCCASIONALLY SWEEPING
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF BEACHES...CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR
  IMPACTS TO COASTAL PROPERTIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE...INCLUDING
  ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION...EXPECT VERY STRONG BREAKING WAVES AND
  STRONG CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES MAY OCCASIONALLY IMPACT
  HARBORS MAKING NAVIGATING THE HARBOR CHANNEL DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...STAY WELL AWAY FROM THE
SHORELINE IN THE AFFECTED AREAS. BE PREPARED FOR ROAD CLOSURES.

&&

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