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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
324 AM HST SAT JUL 22 2017

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

.AN EAST SWELL GENERATED BY TROPICAL CYCLONE FERNANDA COMBINED
WITH WAVES PRODUCED BY STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED
CHOPPY SURF ALONG EXPOSED EAST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...
MAUI...MOLOKAI...OAHU AND KAUAI THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

HIZ002-008-009-012-017-020-024-025-230230-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-170724T1600Z/
KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
324 AM HST SAT JUL 22 2017

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

* SURF...5 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER SETS.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE BREAKING SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK AND DANGEROUS
CURRENTS MAKE ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. BEACHGOERS...
SWIMMERS AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN BY OCEAN SAFETY
OFFICIALS...AND EXERCISE CAUTION.

&&

$$




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