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Forecast for Kauai Northwest Waters
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HOURLY WEATHER
600 PM HST MON DEC 22 2014
(0400 UTC DEC 23 2014)
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 511010400697620/ 19/ 231020.9R14/1510/280
Buoy 5110004007275350/ 6/ 101013.9R
Buoy 510030300737920/ 21/ 271014.4R14/1511
Buoy 510040347777870/ 16/ 191012.0R11/1610/310
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy040077N/A12/158/300
Kailua Bay Buoy040077N/A10/ 93/ 40
Lanai Buoy040078N/A6/173/280
BARBERS PT 2040078N/A8/155/310
PAUWELA MAUI040077N/A11/117/350
HILO040079N/A8/10
KANEOHE BAY BUOY040077N/A11/ 93/360
HANALEI KAUAINOT AVBL
Kahului Harbor04006977360/ 20/ 281015.3R
Honolulu Harbor040071340/ 9/ 141015.8S
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor04007620/ 5/ 61013.3S
Mokuoloe0400737520/ 21/ 261016.9S
Nawiliwili040077N/A
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL

WIND OBSERVATIONS

Observations listed in HST. HST is UTC - 10 hours.

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
PRINCEVILLEMSGMSGMSGMSG
MOLOAA DAIRYMSGMSGMSGMSG
LIHUE22DEC1417:0035014MSG
POIPU22DEC1417:00151223
PORT ALLEN22DEC1416:44721419
MAKAHA RIDGEMSGMSGMSGMSG
MANA22DEC1417:343511322
PUU LUA22DEC1417:3587319
PUU OPAE22DEC1417:34431122
WAIMEA HEIGHTS22DEC1417:3523611

SYNOPSIS

DEC 22 2014 15:49:00 HST
DEC 23 2014 01:49:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
A stationary front lies across the central portion of the state. This front will be a focus for active and possibly hazardous weather through the next few days over all coastal waters with locally strong winds and high seas as well as the threat for strong thunderstorms.


5 DAY FORECAST


KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-
DEC 22 2014 15:49:00 HST
DEC 23 2014 01:49:00 UTC

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SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST WEDNESDAY

TONIGHT
Northeast winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 11 ft. Northwest swell 12 ft. Scattered heavy showers and chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 11 ft. Northwest swell 10 ft. Scattered heavy showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 11 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft. Heavy showers and thunderstorms likely.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 11 ft decreasing to 6 ft in the afternoon. Northwest swell 6 ft. Heavy showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft. Heavy showers and thunderstorms likely.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Showers likely in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 3 ft. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
North winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Northwest swell 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Northwest swell 6 to 7 ft. Isolated showers.


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