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Small Craft Advisory for Kauai Windward Waters until 2018-04-25T16:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 250136
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
336 PM HST Tue Apr 24 2018


PHZ110>118-122-251445-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-180425T1600Z/
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-
336 PM HST Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST
WEDNESDAY...

* Winds and Seas...East winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30
kt. Seas 7 to 9 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory indicates inexperienced mariners,
especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid
navigating in these hazardous conditions.

&&

$$



HOURLY WEATHER
500 PM HST TUE APR 24 2018
PHZ110>124-180-250400-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 510010250818160/ 19/ 251010.8F12/107
Buoy 511010250737460/ 16/ 191021.0S8/ 85
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510020250787870/ 17/ 191014.2S9/ 97/ 90
Buoy 510030250777960/ 17/ 211015.5F8/ 85/ 90
Buoy 510040250787860/ 19/ 23N/A8/ 85/ 70
WAIMEA BAY#NOT AVBL
MOKAPU POINT#020476N/A8/ 72/340
LANAI#NOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2#NOT AVBL
PAUWELA#023075N/A8/133/330
HILO#025777N/A8/ 83/330
KANEOHE BAY#NOT AVBL
KANEOHE BAY 2#NOT AVBL
HANALEI#025276N/A8/ 83/340
Kahului Harbor0236757750/ 10/ 241017.5R
Honolulu Harbor0236767750/ 6/ 121016.9F
PEARL HARBOR#023077N/A3/102/150
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor0236777780/ 9/ 151017.0S
Mokuoloe0236757880/ 16/ 231018.0F
Nawiliwili0236757850/ 14/ 171018.7F
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
PrincevilleMSGMSGMSGMSG
Moloaa Dairy24Apr1815:4589412
Lihue24Apr1816:00518MSG
Poipu24Apr1816:0062920
Port Allen24Apr1816:00721826
Makaha Ridge24Apr1816:1135116
Mana24Apr1816:34274510
Barking SandsMSGMSGMSGMSG
Puu LuaMSGMSGMSGMSG
Puu Opae24Apr1816:34302310
Waimea Heights24Apr1816:35761019

SYNOPSIS

APR 24 2018 05:36:00 HST
APR 25 2018 01:36:00 UTC

Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters:
Strong high pressure far northeast of the area will gradually weaken Wednesday and Thursday. A low will develop north of the area on Friday, and linger through the weekend. The low is expected to send a front down the island chain this weekend.


5 DAY FORECAST


Kauai Windward Waters-
APR 24 2018 05:36:00 HST
APR 25 2018 01:36:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. North swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

FRIDAY
South winds 10 knots veering west in the afternoon. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Showers likely through the day. Haze in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 to 4 feet. North swell 7 to 9 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North swell 10 to 12 feet. Scattered showers.


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