Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
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




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