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More details on risky surf in pipeline

The National Weather Service will augment its wave warnings for the North Shore

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 03, 2013

~~<p>National Weather Service forecasters in Honolulu and city Ocean Safety officials are expanding the descriptions used in messages sent to alert the public about the impact of high surf on Oahu&rsquo;s North Shore and how to prepare for it.</p>
<p>While the criteria for high surf advisories and warnings have not changed, safety messages that accompany the alerts will be more descriptive in an effort to increase awareness of the dangers associated with seasonal high surf episodes that affect all coastal areas of the state.</p>
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National Weather Service forecasters in Honolulu and city Ocean Safety officials are expanding the descriptions used in messages sent to alert the public about the impact of high surf on Oahu’s North Shore and how to prepare for it.

While the criteria for high surf advisories and warnings have not changed, safety messages that accompany the alerts will be more descriptive in an effort to increase awareness of the dangers associated with seasonal high surf episodes that affect all coastal areas of the state. Login for more...



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