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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
323 PM HST SUN DEC 10 2017

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

.A LARGE NORTH NORTHWEST SWELL PRODUCING DANGEROUS SURF ALONG
MOST NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES WILL BEGIN TO DECLINE TONIGHT.
THE SURF WILL LIKELY DROP TO ADVISORY LEVELS ON MONDAY.

HIZ001>003-006>008-012-013-017-019-020-111430-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0017.000000T0000Z-171211T1600Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-WAIANAE COAST-
OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
323 PM HST SUN DEC 10 2017

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

* SURF...ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI AND
  MOLOKAI...AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MAUI...20 TO 30
  FEET TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 18 FEET ON MONDAY. ALONG WEST
  FACING SHORES OF OAHU...10 TO 20 FEET TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 8
  TO 14 FEET MONDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 AM HST MONDAY.

* 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. ANYONE ENTERING
THE WATER COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH. BEACHGOERS...
SWIMMERS AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN BY OCEAN SAFETY
OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE CAUTION.

&&

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HIZ025-111430-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0053.000000T0000Z-171211T1600Z/
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
323 PM HST SUN DEC 10 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY...

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES 15 TO 20 FEET TONIGHT...FALLING
  BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS MONDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 AM HST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE...EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES...SHORE
  BREAK...AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS MAKING SWIMMING
  DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS MEAN THAT ONLY HIGHLY EXPERIENCED
PERSONS SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. INEXPERIENCED PERSONS SHOULD
REMAIN OFF BEACHES AND ADJACENT BEACHFRONT AREAS. LARGE BREAKING
SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAKE
ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER
COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH. KNOW YOUR LIMITS...WHEN
IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO OUT.

&&

$$



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