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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:45 AM HST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM HST Friday for east
facing shores.

* Surf... along east facing shores, 8 to 11 feet.

* Timing... through Friday afternoon.

* 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



Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:34 AM HST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST this evening...

* winds... east 20 to 40 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph. The
strongest winds will occur over and downwind of the highest
terrain.

* Timing... through this afternoon. This advisory may need to be
extended if conditions persist.

* Impacts... winds this strong can down tree branches and cause
periodic power outages. Driving will also be difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or
gusts of at least 50 mph, are expected. Motorists should use
extra caution.




High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:45 AM HST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM HST Friday for east
facing shores.

* Surf... along east facing shores, 8 to 11 feet.

* Timing... through Friday afternoon.

* 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



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