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High Surf Warning
Issued: 3:11 PM HST Dec. 13, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning remains in effect until 6 PM HST Thursday...

* surf... along north and west facing shores of Niihau, Kauai,
Molokai, and north facing shores of Oahu and Maui, 30 to 40
feet, lowering to 20 to 30 feet Thursday. Along west facing
shores of Oahu... 20 to 30 feet, lowering to 15 to 20 feet
Thursday.

* Timing... peaking today, then slowly declining through Thursday.

* Impacts... very high... expect ocean water surging over the
shoreline, possibly affecting coastal roads. Powerful currents
will be present at most beaches. Large breaking waves and
strong currents may impact Harbor entrances and channels
causing challenging boat handling.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay well away from the shoreline along the affected areas. Watch
out for waves splashing onto roads and leaving sand and rocks. Be
prepared for Road closures.





High Surf Warning
Issued: 3:11 PM HST Dec. 13, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning remains in effect until 6 PM HST Thursday...

* surf... along north and west facing shores of Niihau, Kauai,
Molokai, and north facing shores of Oahu and Maui, 30 to 40
feet, lowering to 20 to 30 feet Thursday. Along west facing
shores of Oahu... 20 to 30 feet, lowering to 15 to 20 feet
Thursday.

* Timing... peaking today, then slowly declining through Thursday.

* Impacts... very high... expect ocean water surging over the
shoreline, possibly affecting coastal roads. Powerful currents
will be present at most beaches. Large breaking waves and
strong currents may impact Harbor entrances and channels
causing challenging boat handling.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay well away from the shoreline along the affected areas. Watch
out for waves splashing onto roads and leaving sand and rocks. Be
prepared for Road closures.





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