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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:30 AM HST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 am HST Thursday...

* surf... along north facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu,
Molokai, and Maui, 15 to 20 feet through early this evening,
then lowering to 12 to 16 feet late tonight. Along west
facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai, 10 to 15
feet through early this evening, then lowering to 8 to 12
feet late tonight.

* Timing... through early Thursday morning.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Always heed advice given by ocean safety officials and know your
limits. When in doubt, do not go out.



Houston


Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:37 AM HST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 6 PM HST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM HST Thursday.

* Winds... northeast 25 to 35 mph with localized gusts up to 55 mph
for Lanai, the Central Valley of Maui, and leeward kohala and
the kohala mountain areas on The Big Island.

* Timing... through early Thursday evening.

* Impacts... winds this strong can down tree branches and cause
periodic power outages. Driving will also be difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or
gusts of at least 50 mph, are expected. Motorists should use
extra caution.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:30 AM HST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 am HST Thursday...

* surf... along north facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu,
Molokai, and Maui, 15 to 20 feet through early this evening,
then lowering to 12 to 16 feet late tonight. Along west
facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai, 10 to 15
feet through early this evening, then lowering to 8 to 12
feet late tonight.

* Timing... through early Thursday morning.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Always heed advice given by ocean safety officials and know your
limits. When in doubt, do not go out.



Houston


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