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Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 4:10 AM HST Dec. 2, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all Hawaiian islands.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* the combination of deep tropical moisture and an unstable
airmass will result in occasional rounds of heavy showers and
thunderstorms across the state through the weekend.

* Rainfall rates from heavier downpours and thunderstorms could
cause streams to quickly overflow their banks... leading to
flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is very dangerous.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued. Campers and hikers should
consider postponing their Outing until the weather is better.
High streams... as well as streams overflowing their banks... could
make conditions very dangerous.

409 am HST Fri Dec 2 2016

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

* surf... 6 to 10 feet along east facing shores of Kauai Oahu
Molokai Maui and The Big Island. 14 to 18 feet along north and
west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai... and north facing shores
of Oahu Molokai and Maui. 8 to 12 feet along west facing shores
of Oahu and Molokai.

* Timing... surf will remain at and just above advisory levels
today... then gradually begin to trend down by tonight through
the weekend.

* 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.
When in doubt... do not go out.


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