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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
336 AM 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...LARGE SURF WILL PERSIST ALONG EAST FACING SHORES
UNTIL EARLY THIS EVENING. THE EAST SHORE SURF MAY REMAIN ELEVATED
OR NEAR WARNING LEVELS THROUGH AT LEAST THE WEEKEND AND LIKELY
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A NEW SOUTH SWELL WILL INCREASE WITH SURF
HEIGHTS REACHING HIGH SURF ADVISORY HEIGHTS ALONG SOUTH FACING
SHORES THROUGH SATURDAY.

HIZ002-008-009-012-013-017-019-020-024-025-050300-
/O.COR.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-
336 AM 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 FROM
6 AM HST TODAY UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* SURF...ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES...6 TO 8 FEET.

* TIMING...FROM 6 AM HST TODAY 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.

&&

$$

HIZ001-003-005-006-014-016-018-021-023-050300-
/O.COR.PHFO.SU.Y.0043.150904T1600Z-150906T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU SOUTH SHORE-WAIANAE COAST-LANAI MAKAI-
KAHOOLAWE-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-KONA-
336 AM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM HST SATURDAY...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* SURF...ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES...6 TO 8 FEET.

* TIMING...FROM 6 AM HST THIS MORNING 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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