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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
332 PM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

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

.OVERVIEW...A LARGE NORTHEAST SWELL PRODUCED BY HURRICANE IGNACIO
WILL PRODUCE WARNING LEVEL SURF AND COASTAL INUNDATION ALONG
EAST FACING SHORES. THIS SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO TURN MORE NORTHERLY
TONIGHT. EVEN AS THE SWELL FROM IGNACIO BEGINS TO DIMINISH TONIGHT...A
NEW LARGE EAST SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE JIMENA WILL MAINTAIN
SURF NEAR WARNING LEVELS FOR EAST FACING SHORES. THIS SWELL WILL
KEEP SURF NEAR WARNING LEVELS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...AND THE HIGH
SURF WARNING MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND THURSDAY.

HIZ017-019-020-024-025-021445-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150904T0400Z/
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
332 PM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY...

THE HIGH SURF WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY.

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

* TIMING...EAST SWELL BUILDING TONIGHT AND PEAKING WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON. NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL DIMINISHING TONIGHT. ELEVATED
  SURF WILL PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST THE WEEKEND.

* 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.

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.

&&

$$

HIZ002-008-009-012-013-021445-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150904T0400Z/
KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-
332 PM HST TUE SEP 1 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY...

THE HIGH SURF WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY.

* SURF...ALONG EAST FACING SHORES...10 TO 15 FEET. OCCASIONAL SETS
  TO 18 FT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...NORTHEAST SWELL TURNING NORTH AND DIMINISHING TONIGHT.
  EAST SWELL BUILDING OVERNIGHT AND PEAKING WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ELEVATED
  SURF WILL PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST THE WEEKEND.

* 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...

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.

&&

$$

BRAVENDER





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