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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 PM CHST THU MAY 7 2015

.OVERVIEW...SOUTHWEST SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL DEPRESSION 07W
WILL START TO AFFECT KOSRAE TONIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY. ALSO...LARGE
SWELL GENERATED BY TYPHOON NOUL WILL MAINTAIN HAZARDOUS SURF ACROSS
YAP STATE AND THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU.

$$

PMZ161-PMZ171-071700-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-
300 PM CHST THU MAY 7 2015

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WEST FACING
REEFS...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 9 TO 12 FEET ALONG WEST FACING REEFS
WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT. SURF IS EXPECTED TO SUBSIDE
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS ON FRIDAY.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE
FACING WEST AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

$$

SIMPSON

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 PM CHST THU MAY 7 2015

.OVERVIEW...SOUTHWEST SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL DEPRESSION 07W
WILL START TO AFFECT KOSRAE TONIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY. ALSO...LARGE
SWELL GENERATED BY TYPHOON NOUL WILL MAINTAIN HAZARDOUS SURF ACROSS
YAP STATE AND THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU.

$$

PMZ174-071700-
KOSRAE-
300 PM CHST THU MAY 7 2015

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH AND WEST FACING
REEFS...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 6 TO 9 FEET WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT ALONG SOUTH AND
WEST FACING REEFS. THE HAZARDOUS SURF COULD BUILD FURTHER TO A RANGE
OF 8 TO 12 FEET ON FRIDAY AND POSSIBLY HIGHER BY FRIDAY NIGHT.

THE HAZARDOUS SURF WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AND START
TO SUBSIDE BY SUNDAY OR MONDAY.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE
FACING SOUTH AND WEST AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
340 PM HST WED MAY 6 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL ISLANDS...

.A COUPLE OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
GENERATED LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELLS THAT WILL BE ARRIVING IN
HAWAIIAN WATERS THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. RESULTANT SURF HOWEVER IS
EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON THURSDAY.

HIZ001>003-005-006-012>014-016-018-019-021-023>025-071445-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-150507T2000Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU SOUTH SHORE-
WAIANAE COAST-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-
KAHOOLAWE-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-
KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
340 PM HST WED MAY 6 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM HST
THURSDAY...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM HST THURSDAY.

* SURF...5 TO 8 FEET FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES.

* TIMING...PEAKING TONIGHT...GRADUALLY DIMINISHING THURSDAY AND
  THEN REMAINING STEADY...BUT BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS...THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND.

* 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. IF IN DOUBT...DO
NOT GO OUT. BOATERS SHOULD EXPECT RECREATIONAL SURFERS AND BODY
BOARDERS UTILIZING HARBOR CHANNELS TO ACCESS SURFING AREAS.

&&

$$

BIRCHARD

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
229 PM SST WED MAY 6 2015

ASZ001>003-071730-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
229 PM SST WED MAY 6 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH FACING REEFS HAS CANCELLED...
...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST...SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS
REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* SURF...LARGE SURFS OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL SUBSIDE TO NEAR 8 TO 10
  FEET THURSDAY.

* TIMING...UNTIL SUNDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BEACHGOERS...SWIMMERS...AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN
BY MARINE PATROLS AND PORT ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE
CAUTION.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
229 AOAULI ASO LULU ME 6 2015

...UA FAAMUTA SE FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA MO TALAFATAI I MATU O
LE ATUNUU...
...O LO`O FA`AAUAU FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA MO TALAFATAI I SASA`E...SAUTE
MA SISIFO O LE ATUNUU...

* GALU...O GALU MAUALULUGA E 10 I LE 12 FUTU O LE A FAAITIITIA E
  LATA I LE 8 I LE 10 FUTU I LE ASO TOFI.

* TAIMI...SEIA O`O I LE ASO SA.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E MALOLOSI AAVE O LE SAMI...MA E MAUALULUGA LE
  FAFATI MAI O GALU.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

IA FAAUTAGIA FAUTUAGA E AUMAI I OFISA O LE MALO O LO`O FEAGAI MA
GATAIFALE O LE ATUNUU.

$$

BAQUI

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
229 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...LARGE SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
FOR THE BEACHES ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST...

.A BUILDING NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING LARGE SURF AND STRONG RIP
CURRENTS TO THE CENTRAL COAST BEACHES THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

CAZ034-035-070530-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150507T1800Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
229 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* SURF...SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 12 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF AND POWERFUL RIP CURRENTS WILL
  PRODUCE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE
  STANDING TOO CLOSE TO THE WAVES CAN BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET
  AND INJURED. LARGE WAVES CAN SWEEP PEOPLE OFF OF JETTIES AND
  WAVES MAY WASH OVER SEA WALLS. BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED AT
  TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

/KJ

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