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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
357 AM HST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI
MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND...

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

.Surf along north and west facing shores of the smaller islands
will build through the day today, then peak tonight before
trending down into midweek. Strengthening trades combined with an
easterly swell will continue to generate advisory-level surf
through Tuesday for east facing shores of all islands.

HIZ001-003-006-007-013-230300-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.Y.0006.180122T1357Z-180124T0400Z/
Niihau-Kauai Leeward-Waianae Coast-Oahu North Shore-
Molokai Leeward-
357 AM HST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

* SURF...Along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai,
  and north facing shores of Oahu and Molokai, rising to 12 to 16
  feet through the day today. Along west facing shores of Oahu and
  Molokai, rising to 8 to 12 feet through the day today.

* TIMING...Surf will rise through the day today as a west-
  northwest swell builds down the island chain. Surf will hold at
  advisory levels tonight into Tuesday for north and west facing
  shores, then trend down into midweek.

* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore
  break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
  difficult and dangerous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Always heed advice given by ocean safety officials and know your
limits. When in doubt, do not go out.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
357 AM HST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI
MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND...

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

.Surf along north and west facing shores of the smaller islands
will build through the day today, then peak tonight before
trending down into midweek. Strengthening trades combined with an
easterly swell will continue to generate advisory-level surf
through Tuesday for east facing shores of all islands.

HIZ002-008-009-012-017-020-024-025-230300-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180124T0400Z/
Kauai Windward-Oahu Koolau-Olomana-Molokai Windward-
Maui Windward West-Windward Haleakala-South Big Island-
Big Island North and East-
357 AM HST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH AND EAST FACING
SHORES UNTIL 6 PM HST TUESDAY...

* SURF...Along east facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui,
  and the Big Island, 6 to 10 feet, highest east. Along north
  facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai and Maui, rising to 12 to
  16 feet through the day.

* TIMING...through Tuesday for east facing shores. For north
  facing shores, surf will rise through the day today as a west-
  northwest swell builds down the island chain. Surf will hold at
  advisory levels tonight into Tuesday for north facing shores,
  then trend down into midweek.

* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore
  break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
  difficult and dangerous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Always heed advice given by ocean safety officials and know your
limits. When in doubt, do not go out.

&&

$$

Gibbs

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
357 AM HST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI
MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND...

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

.Surf along north and west facing shores of the smaller islands
will build through the day today, then peak tonight before
trending down into midweek. Strengthening trades combined with an
easterly swell will continue to generate advisory-level surf
through Tuesday for east facing shores of all islands.

HIZ019-230300-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.Y.0005.180122T1357Z-180124T0400Z/
Maui Central Valley-
357 AM HST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

* SURF...rising to 12 to 16 feet through the day today.

* TIMING...Surf will rise through the day today as a west-
  northwest swell slowly builds down the island chain. Surf will
  hold at advisory levels tonight into Tuesday, then trend down
  into midweek.

* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore
  break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
  difficult and dangerous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Always heed advice given by ocean safety officials and know your
limits. When in doubt, do not go out.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
124 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH SURF FOR CENTRAL COAST BEACHES THROUGH TONIGHT...

.A long period northwest swell moving across the northern coastal
waters will produce high surf along the Central Coast. The
highest surf is expected on the west to northwest facing beaches,
and is likely to continue through early Tuesday. Strong rip currents
will be widespread, and minor coastal flooding will be possible,
especially during high tide.

CAZ034-035-230030-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0005.180122T1200Z-180123T1200Z/
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast-
Santa Barbara County Central Coast-
124 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST TUESDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...Surf will build to 8 to 10 feet this morning,
  and will peak at 10 to 13 feet this afternoon. The surf will
  then slowly diminish through early Tuesday. There is a chance
  that high surf may linger through early afternoon Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk of ocean drowning. Rip
  currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
  breaking waves can cause injury...wash people off beaches and
  rocks...and capsize small boats near shore.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$

Rorke

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