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Forecast for Kauai Leeward Waters
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HOURLY WEATHER
800 AM HST THU DEC 18 2014
(1800 UTC DEC 18 2014)
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 5110118007677110/ 16/ 191021.7R9/ 87/100
Buoy 5110018007490/ 14N/A
Buoy 510031700787960/ 16/ 191019.3R7/ 95
Buoy 510041743767860/ 19/ 251018.9R8/ 83/ 30
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy180077N/A5/142/340
Kailua Bay Buoy180077N/A7/ 82/ 30
Lanai Buoy180078N/A2/ 92/200
BARBERS PT 2180078N/A4/ 82/280
PAUWELA MAUI180077N/A7/ 73/ 10
HILO180077N/A7/ 82/ 10
KANEOHE BAY BUOY180077N/A6/ 72/ 10
HANALEI KAUAINOT AVBL
Kahului Harbor1800747630/ 12/ 171021.4R
Honolulu Harbor18007560/ 4/ 71021.7R
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor180071300/ 7/ 81021.8R
Mokuoloe1800747480/ 11/ 141022.3R
Nawiliwili180076N/A
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
PRINCEVILLEMSGMSGMSGMSG
MOLOAA DAIRYMSGMSGMSGMSG
LIHUE18DEC1407:006015MSG
POIPU18DEC1407:0048815
PORT ALLEN18DEC1406:44631117
MAKAHA RIDGEMSGMSGMSGMSG
MANA18DEC1407:344947
PUU LUA18DEC1407:3573113
PUU OPAE18DEC1407:34701
WAIMEA HEIGHTS18DEC1407:351228

SYNOPSIS

DEC 18 2014 03:31:00 HST
DEC 18 2014 13:31:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
High pressure will remain north of the state today, but then will move east starting tonight. A front will approach Kauai from the northwest Saturday night, and then will drift southeast slowly through Monday.


5 DAY FORECAST


KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-
DEC 18 2014 03:31:00 HST
DEC 18 2014 13:31:00 UTC

TODAY
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Scattered showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. Northwest swell 9 ft. Isolated showers in the evening.

FRIDAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 6 ft in the morning then 2 ft or less. Northwest swell 4 ft.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Northwest swell 3 ft.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Northwest swell 10 to 11 ft. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
North winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 10 ft. Northwest swell 15 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.


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