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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
313 AM HST SUN NOV 19 2017

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

.A LARGE NORTH SWELL WILL BE SPREADING DOWN THE ISLAND CHAIN
THIS MORNING. THE SWELL IS EXPECTED TO PEAK LATE THIS AFTERNOON
OR THIS EVENING, BEFORE TRENDING DOWN THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

HIZ007>009-012-013-017>020-025-200215-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0048.171119T1600Z-171121T0400Z/
OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
313 AM HST SUN NOV 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT TO 6 PM HST MONDAY...

* SURF...ON OAHU, MOLOKAI AND MAUI, SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES
  WILL REACH 18 TO 22 FEET. ON THE BIG ISLAND, SURF ALONG NORTH
  FACING SHORES WILL RISE TO 12 TO 18 FEET.

* TIMING...SURF WILL REACH ADVISORY LEVELS BY MID MORNING FOR THE
  SMALLER ISLANDS, AND BY MIDDAY FOR THE BIG ISLAND. SURF WILL
  PEAK LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR THIS EVENING, BEFORE SUBSIDING
  THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* 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. WHEN IN DOUBT, DO
NOT GO OUT.

&&

$$




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