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High surf advisory in effect, Mauna Kea summit road has re-opened

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
329 PM HST MON NOV 30 2009

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR WEST…NORTH AND EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI AND NIIHAU…AND FOR NORTH AND EAST FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND EAST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…

NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU- OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST- MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
329 PM HST MON NOV 30 2009

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST TUESDAY…

SURF ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI AND NIIHAU…AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU…MOLOKAI AND MAUI WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 7 TO 10 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT LARGE BREAKING WAVES…RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

The Mauna Kea access road was closed Monday morning Nov 30) due to snow on the roads. The road has re-opened at 11 a.m. with about a half-inch of snow above the 13,000 foot level.

For the status of the summit road check here: mkwc.ifa.hawaii.edu/current/ro…

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