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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
323 AM HST TUE DEC 12 2017

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

.A LARGE NORTH NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD DURING THE DAY...THEN
PEAK TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...CREATING DANGEROUS SURF ALONG MOST
NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES.

HIZ025-130230-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.Y.0054.171213T0400Z-171215T0400Z/
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
323 AM HST TUE DEC 12 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
HST THURSDAY...

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

* SURF...ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES...BUILDING TO 16 TO 24 FEET
  TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...BUILDING THIS EVENING...PEAKING LATE TONIGHT AND
  WEDNESDAY...THEN SLOWLY DECLINING 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. KNOW YOUR LIMITS...WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT
GO OUT.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
218 AM SST Tue Dec 12 2017

ASZ001>003-130245-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
218 AM SST Tue Dec 12 2017

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

* SURF...Surfs of 8 to 10 feet will impact shores of all islands
  through this afternoon.

* TIMING...UNTIL 3 pm SST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Large waves and strong currents.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY INDICATES LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL AFFECT
BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION. ALSO...IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO
FISH OR OBSERVE WAVES FROM ROCKS DURING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS.
UNWARY BEACH WALKERS CAN BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD AS WAVES SUDDENLY
RACE FARTHER UP THE BEACH THAN NORMAL.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
218 VAVEAO ASO LUA TESEMA 12 2017

...O LOO FAAAUAU LE FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA SEIA OO I LE
AOAULI O LE ASO LUA...

* GALU...O galu e 8 i le 10 futu o le a a`afia ai pea gataifale o
  motu uma o Amerika Samoa seia oo atu i le aoauli o le Aso Lua.

* TAIMI...Seia oo i le 3 i le aoauli o le Aso Lua.

* AAFIAGA...E tetele galu ma aave le sami.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA E FAAILOA MAI AI LE MALOLOSI MA LE
TETELE O GALU O LE A AAFIA AI GATAIFALE MA MATAFAGA...MA O LE A
MALOLOSI AAVE O LE SAMI E ONO SOLO AI NISI O VAEGA O LE MATAFAGA.
ONA O LE SIISII O PEAU O LE SAMI...E FAUTUAINA AI LE MAMALU LAUTELE
MA LE AU FAI FAIVA INA IA FAAUTAGIA MAI LENEI FAUTUAGA ONA O LE
MAUALULUGA O GALU UA IAI NEI.

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
234 PM CHST TUE DEC 12 2017

.OVERVIEW...PERSISTENT TRADE-WIND SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL MAINTAIN
HAZARDOUS SURF ALONG EASTERN SHORES OF KOSRAE THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

$$

PMZ174-121700-
KOSRAE-
234 PM CHST TUE DEC 12 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING SHORES...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 7 TO 9 FEET WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING SHORES
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SURF SHOULD GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TOWARD THE END OF
THE WEEK.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR REEF LINES AND EXPOSED BEACHES...ESPECIALLY
THOSE FACING EAST...AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

$$

AYDLETT

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