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High Surf Warning
Issued: 3:57 PM HST Dec. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday...

* surf... 18 to 25 feet tonight along north and west facing shores
of Niihau and Kauai, and north facing shores of Oahu, Molokai,
and maui; 12 to 20 feet tonight along west facing shores of Oahu
and Molokai. Surf will steadily lower tonight.

* Timing... peaking this evening and decreasing tonight.

* 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...

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by
ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Large breaking surf,
significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the
water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face
significant injury or death.





High Surf Warning
Issued: 3:57 PM HST Dec. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday...

* surf... 18 to 25 feet tonight along north and west facing shores
of Niihau and Kauai, and north facing shores of Oahu, Molokai,
and maui; 12 to 20 feet tonight along west facing shores of Oahu
and Molokai. Surf will steadily lower tonight.

* Timing... peaking this evening and decreasing tonight.

* 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...

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by
ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Large breaking surf,
significant shorebreak, and dangerous currents make entering the
water very hazardous. Anyone entering the water could face
significant injury or death.





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