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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
407 PM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

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

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL ISLANDS...

.OVERVIEW...HAZARDOUS SURF WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE EAST
FACING SHORES THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY NEXT WEEK. ADVISORY LEVEL
SURF WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AND MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED
THROUGH SUNDAY ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES.

HIZ002-008-009-012-013-017-019-020-024-025-051515-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150906T0400Z/
KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-
WINDWARD HALEAKALA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
407 PM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY...

A HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* SURF...ALONG EAST FACING SHORES...12 TO 18 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* 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. 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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES UNTIL 6
PM HST SATURDAY.

* SURF...ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES...6 TO 8 FEET THROUGH
  TONIGHT...RISING TO 7 TO 10 FEET SATURDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* 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 SHORE BREAK...AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAKE
ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER
COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH.

&&

$$

HIZ001-003-005-006-014-016-018-021-023-051515-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-150906T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU SOUTH SHORE-WAIANAE COAST-LANAI MAKAI-
KAHOOLAWE-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-KONA-
407 PM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* SURF...ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES...6 TO 8 FEET THROUGH
  TONIGHT...RISING TO 7 TO 10 FEET SATURDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY 6 PM HST.

* 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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