994  
WWHW80 PHFO 171806  
SPSHFO  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
806 AM HST THU SEP 17 2020  
 
HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-180400-  
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU SOUTH SHORE-  
WAIANAE COAST-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-  
MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-KAHOOLAWE-  
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-  
WINDWARD HALEAKALA-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-  
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-  
806 AM HST THU SEP 17 2020  
   
..NUISANCE COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED
 
 
OBSERVED OCEAN WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO BE A HALF FOOT OR MORE  
HIGHER THAN PREDICTED. COMBINED WITH HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES  
ASSOCIATED WITH THE NEW MOON, NUISANCE COASTAL FLOODING IS  
EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE HIGH TIDE LEVELS DROP.  
MAIN IMPACTS FROM THE HIGH WATER LEVELS WILL OCCUR IN THE  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. IMPACTS MAY INCLUDE FLOODING OF  
BEACHES THAT ARE NORMALLY DRY, SOME MINOR COASTAL EROSION, AND  
SALT WATER INUNDATION OF TYPICALLY VULNERABLE LOW- LYING ROADS,  
DOCKS, BOAT RAMPS, AND OTHER COASTAL INFRASTRUCTURE.  
 
VISIT TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV FOR INFORMATION ABOUT PREDICTED  
ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND OBSERVED WATER LEVELS IN YOUR AREA.  
 

 
 
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