Kauai Leeward Waters Forecast
Kauai Leeward Waters
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Small Craft Advisory for Kauai Leeward Waters until 2017-12-16T16:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 160126
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
326 PM HST Fri Dec 15 2017


PHZ110>114-116-117-120>122-161430-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SC.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-171216T1600Z/
Kauai Northwest Waters-Kauai Windward Waters-Kauai Leeward Waters-
Kauai Channel-Oahu Windward Waters-Kaiwi Channel-
Maui County Windward Waters-Pailolo Channel-Alenuihaha Channel-
Big Island Windward Waters-
326 PM HST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST SATURDAY...

* Winds and Seas...Northeast winds to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds 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.

&&

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HOURLY WEATHER
800 PM HST FRI DEC 15 2017
PHZ110>124-180-160700-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 510010620717530/ 21/ 251018.8
Buoy 511010550707430/ 21/ 251018.4R9/107
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510020620757850/ 12/ 141012.0
Buoy 510030450737730/ 19/ 231012.010/ 97/ 20
Buoy 510040620747970/ 4/ 61011.8F
WAIMEA BAY#060274N/A10/135/350
MOKAPU POINT#060476N/A9/ 83/350
LANAI#NOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2#NOT AVBL
PAUWELA#063077N/A10/ 95/330
HILO#062777N/A10/115/340
KANEOHE BAY#NOT AVBL
KANEOHE BAY 2#NOT AVBL
HANALEI#055276N/A10/127/340
Kahului Harbor06126974320/ 10/ 141012.0
Honolulu Harbor06126877320/ 4/ 61013.4
PEARL HARBOR#060077N/A1/13
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor06126573210/ 3/ 61011.6
Mokuoloe05367373340/ 17/ 201012.3R
Nawiliwili06126976310/ 8/ 131014.2
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
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WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
PrincevilleMSGMSGMSGMSG
Moloaa Dairy15Dec1719:45319310
Lihue15Dec1720:003511MSG
Poipu15Dec1720:003327
Port Allen15Dec1720:001258
Makaha Ridge15Dec1720:1125720
Mana15Dec1720:34111621
Barking SandsMSGMSGMSGMSG
Puu Lua15Dec1720:3596313
Puu Opae15Dec1720:3419716
Waimea Heights15Dec1720:352138

SYNOPSIS

DEC 15 2017 05:24:00 HST
DEC 16 2017 01:24:00 UTC

Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters:
Northwest swell will continue to subside through Saturday. Strong northeast winds today will also subside tonight and into the weekend as a low pressure trough moves westward over the state.


5 DAY FORECAST


Kauai Leeward Waters-
DEC 15 2017 05:24:00 HST
DEC 16 2017 01:24:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then numerous showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
North winds 20 knots easing to 10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Numerous showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 knots in the evening becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

MONDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 7 feet. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots rising to 20 knots. Wind waves 4 to 6 feet. North swell 7 to 8 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northwest winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 to 6 feet. North swell 6 to 8 feet. Scattered showers.


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