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High Surf Warning

Statement as of 3:48 PM HST on December 20, 2014

Expires 11:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


... High surf warning remains in effect from 4 am Sunday to 6 am
HST Tuesday...

A high surf warning remains in effect from 4 am Sunday to 6 am
HST Tuesday.

* Surf... along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai
and north facing shores of Oahu... Molokai and Maui... building
to 25 to 30 feet Sunday night and Monday. Along west facing
shores of Oahu and Molokai... building to 15 to 20 feet Sunday
night and Monday.

* Timing... warning level surf is expected to rapidly build by
daybreak Sunday on Kauai... during Sunday morning on Oahu... and
by midday Sunday across Maui County.

* 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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