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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
341 PM HST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.A VERY LARGE NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD
THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE PEAKING EARLY THURSDAY...AND GRADUALLY
DIMINISHING LATE THURSDAY. ALTHOUGH THE SWELL HAS ARRIVED LATER
THAN EXPECTED...LATEST OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT THE SURF IS
CURRENTLY DANGEROUSLY LARGE AND POWERFUL.

HIZ025-111445-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-160212T0400Z/
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
341 PM HST WED FEB 10 2016

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

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...BUILDING TO
  12 TO 16 FEET TONIGHT...AND REMAINING STEADY ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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. KNOW YOUR
LIMITS...WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO OUT.

&&

$$

BIRCHARD



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