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Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning

Statement as of 3:57 PM HST on December 22, 2014

Expires 11:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 PM HST Wednesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all Hawaiian islands.

* Until 6 PM HST Wednesday.

* Heavy showers and thunderstorms will bring the threat of flash
flooding over mainly the central islands tonight. The threat
will become state-wide on Tuesday.

* In addition to possible flash flooding... excessive runoff may
result in rock and mudslides in steep terrain. Fast moving
waters may create life threatening situations.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is very dangerous. Remember
that it does not have to be raining heavily where you are for
flash flooding to occur.

Monitor the latest forecasts and be prepared to take immediate
action if flash flood warnings are issued.




351 PM HST Mon Dec 22 2014

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

A high surf warning remains in effect until 6 am HST Tuesday.

* Surf... along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai
and north facing shores of Oahu... Molokai and Maui... 20 to 25
feet tonight feet lowering to 14 to 18 feet Tuesday. Along west
facing shores of Oahu and Molokai... 15 to 20 feet tonight
lowering to 8 to 12 feet Tuesday. Along west facing shores of
The Big Island... 8 to 12 feet tonight lowering to 6 to 10 feet
Tuesday. In addition... some east facing shores of the smaller
islands exposed to north swell will experience elevated surf
through Tuesday.

* Timing... gradually diminishing tonight and Tuesday.

* Impacts... high... expect ocean water occasionally sweeping
across portions of beaches... very strong breaking waves and
strong currents. Breaking waves may occasionally impact
harbors exposed to the swell... making navigating The Harbor
channel dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay out of the water and well away from the shoreline along the
affected coasts. Inexperienced persons should remain off beaches
and adjacent beachfront areas. 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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