Molokai Leeward Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:29 AM HST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST this
evening...

* surf... 14 to 18 feet along exposed north and west facing shores.

* Timing... through 6 PM HST this evening.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves... shore
break... and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers... swimmers... and surfers should heed all advice given
by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Know your limits
and seek ocean recreation areas best suited for your abilities.
For alternatives see the ocean safety links on
http://www.Weather.Gov/Hawaii/pages/wxsafety.Php



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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 3:28 AM HST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory now in effect until 6 PM HST Tuesday...

* winds and seas... northeast to east winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
12 ft.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds speeds of 25 to 33 knots
and/or seas 10 feet or greater are expected to produce conditions
hazardous to small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially
those operating smaller vessels... should avoid navigating in
these conditions.




High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:29 AM HST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST this
evening...

* surf... 14 to 18 feet along exposed north and west facing shores.

* Timing... through 6 PM HST this evening.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves... shore
break... and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers... swimmers... and surfers should heed all advice given
by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Know your limits
and seek ocean recreation areas best suited for your abilities.
For alternatives see the ocean safety links on
http://www.Weather.Gov/Hawaii/pages/wxsafety.Php



Jacobson