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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
337 PM HST TUE FEB 9 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 BIG ISLAND...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF BIG ISLAND...

.A VERY LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS AND PEAK WEDNESDAY...THEN GRADUALLY BEGIN TO EASE THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. SURF WILL RAPIDLY BUILD TO WELL ABOVE WARNING
LEVELS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND REMAIN STEADY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT BEFORE GRADUALLY LOWERING THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

HIZ025-101445-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.Y.0015.160210T2200Z-160212T0400Z/
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
337 PM HST TUE FEB 9 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM HST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM HST
THURSDAY.

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES...SURF WILL RISE TO 12 TO 16 FT
  WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...NOON WEDNESDAY THROUGH 6 PM THURSDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

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