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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
406 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.A VERY LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS TONIGHT...PEAK WEDNESDAY...THEN GRADUALLY BEGIN TO EASE
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. SURF WILL RAPIDLY BUILD TO WELL ABOVE
WARNING LEVELS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND REMAIN STEADY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE GRADUALLY LOWERING THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

HIZ001>003-007-008-012-013-017-019-020-100315-
/O.CAN.PHFO.SU.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-160209T1600Z/
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.W.0009.160210T0400Z-160212T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
406 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM HST
THURSDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM HST
THURSDAY. THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI
  AND MAUI...BUILDING TO 25 TO 35 FEET LATE TONIGHT...TO 40 TO 50
  FEET WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN TO 20 TO 30 FEET BY
  THE END OF THE DAY THURSDAY. ALONG WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
  KAUAI OAHU AND MOLOKAI...BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FEET LATE
  TONIGHT...TO 25 TO 35 FEET WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN
  TO 18 TO 22 FEET BY THE END OF THE DAY THURSDAY.

* TIMING...6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM HST THURSDAY.

* 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...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE TIME
  OF HIGH TIDES. 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. BOATERS SHOULD
BE AWARE OF AN INCREASED NUMBER OF SURFERS UTILIZING THE HARBOR
CHANNEL TO ACCESS SURFING AREAS.

&&

$$

HIZ006-100315-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.W.0009.160210T0400Z-160212T0400Z/
WAIANAE COAST-
406 AM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

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

* SURF...BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FEET LATE TONIGHT...TO 25 TO 35
  FEET WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN TO 18 TO 22 FEET BY
  THE END OF THE DAY THURSDAY.

* TIMING...6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM HST THURSDAY.

* 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...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE TIME
  OF HIGH TIDES. 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. BOATERS SHOULD
BE AWARE OF AN INCREASED NUMBER OF SURFERS UTILIZING THE HARBOR
CHANNEL TO ACCESS SURFING AREAS.

&&

$$



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