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High Surf Warning

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
357 PM HST Sun Dec 16 2018

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

.Surf is currently peaking this evening and will steadily lower
tonight. Another large northwest swell is expected on Tuesday.

HIZ001>003-006>008-012-013-017-019-020-171500-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0017.000000T0000Z-181217T1600Z/
Niihau-Kauai Windward-Kauai Leeward-Waianae Coast-
Oahu North Shore-Oahu Koolau-Molokai Windward-Molokai Leeward-
Maui Windward West-Maui Central Valley-Windward Haleakala-
357 PM HST Sun Dec 16 2018

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY...

* SURF...18 to 25 feet tonight along north and west facing shores
  of Niihau and Kauai, and north facing shores of Oahu, Molokai,
  and Maui; 12 to 20 feet tonight along west facing shores of Oahu
  and Molokai. Surf will steadily lower tonight.

* TIMING...Peaking this evening and decreasing tonight.

* IMPACTS...High...Expect ocean water occasionally sweeping
  across portions of beaches, very strong breaking waves, and
  strong longshore and rip currents. Breaking waves may
  occasionally impact harbors making navigating the harbor
  channel dangerous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by
ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Large breaking surf,
significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the
water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face
significant injury or death.

&&

$$



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