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High surf advisory for West Hawaii until Tuesday (Feb 1)

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
338 PM HST MON JAN 31 2011

…HIGH SURF WARNING FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI AND NIIHAU AND FOR NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU MOLOKAI AND MAUI…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR WEST FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND NORTHEAST AND WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND…

.OVERVIEW…A STORM LOW THAT PASSED FAR NORTH OF THE STATE GENERATED A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL THAT WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT. DUE TO THE PROXIMITY OF THE LOW…A MIX OF LONG AND SHORT PERIOD SWELLS WILL PRODUCE ROUGH SURF ACROSS MOST NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES.

KONA-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-
338 PM HST MON JAN 31 2011

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

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST TUESDAY.

* SURF…BREAKING WAVES WILL BE 6 TO 8 FEET ACROSS WEST FACING SHORES OF BIG ISLAND.

* TIMING…SURF WILL SLOWLY DECLINE THROUGH LATE TODAY.

* IMPACTS…LARGE AND ROUGH BREAKING WAVES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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