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Small Craft Advisory for Kauai Channel until 2017-05-25T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 230133
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
333 PM HST MON MAY 22 2017

...STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL PRODUCE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN THIS EVENING OVER THE
TYPICALLY WINDY WATERS ADJACENT TO THE ISLANDS OF MAUI COUNTY AND
THE BIG ISLAND....AND EXPAND WESTWARD TO IMPACT THE WATERS AROUND
OAHU AND LEEWARD KAUAI THROUGH MID- WEEK.

PHZ112>116-231445-
/O.EXA.PHFO.SC.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-170525T0400Z/
KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-
OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-KAIWI CHANNEL-
333 PM HST MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY INDICATES CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL
CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING
SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



HOURLY WEATHER
800 PM HST MON MAY 22 2017
PHZ110>124-180-230700-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 510010620757760/ 23/ 271020.6
Buoy 511010550757750/ 23/ 271020.4R10/ 85/ 30
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510020620787860/ 19/ 231014.6
Buoy 510030550788040/ 16/ 191015.4R7/ 85/340
Buoy 5100405507860/ 19/ 231015.0R7/143/220
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy060278N/A7/125/330
Kailua Bay Buoy060479N/A7/103/350
Lanai BuoyNOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2NOT AVBL
PAUWELA MAUI060978N/A7/113/320
HILONOT AVBL
KANEOHE BAY BUOY062579N/A6/113/330
HANALEI KAUAI062279N/A8/123/330
Kahului Harbor0618767950/ 11/ 171018.0
Honolulu Harbor0618788050/ 9/ 141018.3
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor0618737650/ 3/ 71017.6
Mokuoloe0536788070/ 14/ 181017.7R
Nawiliwili06187750/ 16/ 201018.5
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Kahuku22May1720:0057716
Kahuku Trng22May1719:592681021
Kii22May1719:45671622
Oahu Forest NWR22May1720:36851730
Kaneohe MCBH22May1720:0071418
Bellows22May1720:00542024
Honolulu AP22May1720:0041215
Honouliuli FWSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Waiawa FWSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Schofield BrksMSG190MSGMSG
Schofield SouthMSGMSGMSGMSG
Wheeler AAF22May1720:302349
Kalaeloa22May1720:0067MSG
Palehua22May1720:36521022
Waianae Valley22May1720:37190516
Waianae Harbor22May1720:1549514
Makua Range22May1719:58262612
Kuaokala22May1720:36631628

SYNOPSIS

MAY 22 2017 05:32:00 HST
MAY 23 2017 01:32:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
A front will stall and dissipate just northwest of Kauai today and dissipate through Tuesday. At the same time, a new surface high far northwest of the islands will build eastward, resulting in strengthening trade winds through midweek.


5 DAY FORECAST


KAUAI CHANNEL-
MAY 22 2017 05:32:00 HST
MAY 23 2017 01:32:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

TONIGHT
Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

TUESDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. North swell 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. North swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. North swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Scattered showers.


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