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Forecast for Kauai Windward Waters
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HOURLY WEATHER
1100 PM HST THU DEC 18 2014
(0900 UTC DEC 19 2014)
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 5110109007577100/ 14/ 171021.9S10/14
Buoy 5110009007475100/ 17/ 191022.2F
Buoy 510030800787970/ 16/ 171019.1R8/ 97
Buoy 510040754777870/ 17/ 211017.9R9/105/ 60
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy090077N/A7/15
Kailua Bay Buoy090077N/A8/ 63
Lanai Buoy090078N/A3/172/300
BARBERS PT 2090077N/A5/153/310
PAUWELA MAUI090076N/A7/ 8
HILO090078N/A8/ 83/340
KANEOHE BAY BUOY090077N/A7/ 72/350
HANALEI KAUAINOT AVBL
Kahului Harbor0900757640/ 16/ 231020.2F
Honolulu Harbor09007670/ 5/ 101020.8S
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor090071160/ 1/ 61020.9S
Mokuoloe0900757590/ 12/ 151021.3F
Nawiliwili090078N/A
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
PRINCEVILLEMSGMSGMSGMSG
MOLOAA DAIRYMSGMSGMSGMSG
LIHUE18DEC1422:005010MSG
POIPU18DEC1422:0049816
PORT ALLEN18DEC1421:44721418
MAKAHA RIDGEMSGMSGMSGMSG
MANA18DEC1422:348803
PUU LUA18DEC1422:35157012
PUU OPAE18DEC1422:34100
WAIMEA HEIGHTS18DEC1422:3581914

SYNOPSIS

DEC 18 2014 21:30:00 HST
DEC 19 2014 07:30:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
High pressure far northeast of the islands will move east through Saturday, with an associated surface ridge remaining well north of Kauai. The ridge will shift south and east Saturday and Sunday as a front approaches. The front will move over the islands from Sunday night through Tuesday.


5 DAY FORECAST


KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-
DEC 18 2014 21:30:00 HST
DEC 19 2014 07:30:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 9 ft. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft. Isolated showers in the evening.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Isolated showers through the day. Haze in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Mixed swell northwest 3 ft and south 3 ft. Haze.

SUNDAY
East winds 10 kt. Wind waves 4 ft in the morning then 2 ft or less. Northwest swell 6 ft increasing to 12 ft early in the afternoon. Swell south 3 ft.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 13 ft and south 3 ft. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

MONDAY
North winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 13 ft and south 3 ft. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY
North winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 to 10 ft. Northwest swell 9 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.


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