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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
330 PM HST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.A long fetch due to the flow around a surface high over the
northeastern Pacific will send a series of short-period east
swells into the local waters during the next several days. The
first of these is expected to increase tonight and Tuesday, and
peak Tuesday evening, before lowering Wednesday.

HIZ002-008-009-012-017-020-025-201430-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.Y.0012.180220T1600Z-180221T1600Z/
Kauai Windward-Oahu Koolau-Olomana-Molokai Windward-
Maui Windward West-Windward Haleakala-Big Island North and East-
330 PM HST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM HST
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf
Advisory, which is in effect from 6 AM Tuesday to 6 AM HST
Wednesday.

* SURF...Along east facing shores, 7 to 10 feet.

* TIMING...Building Tuesday morning, peaking Tuesday evening,
  then lowering Wednesday.

* 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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
337 PM HST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY FOR THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS THROUGH TONIGHT...

HIZ028-201445-
/O.EXT.PHFO.WI.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-180220T1600Z/
Big Island Summits-
337 PM HST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 50 mph with localized gusts to 60 mph.

* LOCATIONS...The summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa above 12,
  000 feet.

* TIMING...Through tonight.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can walking difficult and can
  forcefully slam open doors. The winds may make steering
  difficult, especially for drivers of high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider postponing travel to the summits until conditions
improve. If you must travel to the summits, be careful driving or
hiking and be careful opening and closing doors.
&&

$$

Burke

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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