Kauai Windward Waters Forecast
Kauai Windward Waters
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WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
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Gale Warning for Kauai Windward Waters until 2017-01-22T16:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 210738
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
938 PM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING FOR LARGE
NORTHWEST SWELL AND INCREASING TRADE WINDS...
...GALE WARNING STARTING NOON SATURDAY FOR ALL HAWAIIAN WATERS...

.A LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL WILL MAINTAIN COMBINED SEAS UP TO
10 FEET OVERNIGHT. NORTHEAST TRADE WINDS WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT
INTO SATURDAY MORNING...AND REACH GALE FORCE BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON
DUE TO A COLD FRONT PASSING ACROSS THE AREA.

PHZ110>118-122-212045-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170121T2200Z/
/O.CON.PHFO.GL.W.0001.170121T2200Z-170122T1600Z/
KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-
KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-
KAIWI CHANNEL-MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS-
MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
938 PM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON HST
SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 6 AM HST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS EVENING...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT...AND TO 30 TO 35 KT BY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FEET...RISING TO 10 TO 15 FEET BY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS 10 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE CONDITIONS
HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN
THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



HOURLY WEATHER
1200 AM HST SAT JAN 21 2017
PHZ110>124-180-211100-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 510011010707530/ 27/ 331023.5
Buoy 511010950717530/ 27/ 331023.4F13/ 85/300
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510021010767840/ 16/ 171017.0
Buoy 510030950767840/ 19/ 211018.9F8/147/320
Buoy 5100409507740/ 14/ 171016.7F8/147/310
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy100275N/A7/147/320
Kailua Bay Buoy100476N/A6/133/330
Lanai Buoy101577N/A4/143/290
BARBERS PT 2100978N/A6/145/290
PAUWELA MAUI100976N/A8/147/320
HILO101276N/A8/155/340
KANEOHE BAY BUOY100675N/A6/133/360
HANALEI KAUAI095277N/A10/138/300
Kahului Harbor1000737610/ 19/ 221019.8
Honolulu Harbor1000747770/ 2/ 51020.7
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor10007175310/ 11/ 131018.7
Mokuoloe09367576360/ 12/ 161020.5F
Nawiliwili100071340/ 6/ 101020.7
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
PrincevilleMSGMSGMSGMSG
Moloaa Dairy20Jan1723:4524310
Lihue21Jan1700:003613MSG
Poipu21Jan1700:0058512
Port Allen21Jan1700:0067611
Makaha Ridge21Jan1700:1127416
ManaMSGMSGMSGMSG
Barking SandsMSGMSGMSGMSG
Puu Lua20Jan1723:3577716
Puu OpaeMSGMSGMSGMSG
Waimea Heights20Jan1723:355429

SYNOPSIS

JAN 20 2017 11:25:00 HST
JAN 21 2017 07:25:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
A front will move southeast through the coastal waters overnight and Saturday, then stall near the Big Island Saturday night. Strong to gale force northeast winds and large rough seas are expected as a strong high moves east behind the front.


5 DAY FORECAST


KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-
JAN 20 2017 11:25:00 HST
JAN 21 2017 07:25:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING

REST OF TONIGHT
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft. Isolated showers early in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds to 30 kt. Wind waves 12 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds to 30 kt. Wind waves 14 ft. North swell 9 ft. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 13 ft. North swell 6 ft. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 11 ft. North swell 4 ft. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 9 ft. North swell 3 ft. Scattered showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft increasing to 8 ft after midnight. Scattered showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Northwest swell 9 to 11 ft. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Northwest swell 11 to 13 ft. Isolated showers.


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