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High Surf Warning
Issued: 3:59 PM HST Feb. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning now in effect until 6 am HST Sunday...
... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 am HST Sunday...

* surf... 10 to 16 feet with locally higher sets along exposed
north and east facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai,
Maui and Big Island.

* Timing... through early Sunday morning.

* 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... large breaking surf,
significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the
water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face
significant injury or death. Boaters should be aware of an
increased number of surfers and body boarders utilizing The
Harbor channel to access surfing areas.





High Surf Warning
Issued: 3:59 PM HST Feb. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning now in effect until 6 am HST Sunday...
... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 am HST Sunday...

* surf... 10 to 16 feet with locally higher sets along exposed
north and east facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai,
Maui and Big Island.

* Timing... through early Sunday morning.

* 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... large breaking surf,
significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the
water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face
significant injury or death. Boaters should be aware of an
increased number of surfers and body boarders utilizing The
Harbor channel to access surfing areas.





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