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Small Craft Advisory for Kauai Channel until 2018-02-28T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 260156
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
356 PM HST Sun Feb 25 2018

...STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LARGE SEAS IMPACTING MOST
COASTAL WATERS...

.A strong high far north northeast of the area and a persistent
surface trough northwest of Kauai will produce strong east to
southeast winds across most of the coastal waters through the
next few days. Winds and seas are expected to build further
during the early to middle part of this week.

PHZ113-261500-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SC.Y.0010.180226T0156Z-180228T0400Z/
Kauai Channel-
356 PM HST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST TUESDAY...

* Winds and Seas...East winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 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
500 PM HST SUN FEB 25 2018
PHZ110>124-180-260400-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 510010310788030/ 8/ 101012.5
Buoy 5110102507374130/ 14/ 161016.8F7/107/100
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510020310767870/ 23/ 311014.5
Buoy 510030250767780/ 12/ 141015.0R8/ 87/ 90
Buoy 510040310747790/ 25/ 331018.0
WAIMEA BAY#NOT AVBL
MOKAPU POINT#030474N/A9/ 92/ 80
LANAI#NOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2#NOT AVBL
PAUWELA#030075N/A10/103/ 90
HILO#025775N/A9/ 93/ 90
KANEOHE BAY#NOT AVBL
KANEOHE BAY 2#NOT AVBL
HANALEI#025275N/A8/103/ 80
Kahului Harbor0300777770/ 4/ 81016.5
Honolulu Harbor03007675280/ 4/ 51016.8
PEARL HARBOR#030076N/A4/ 82/150
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor03007376210/ 2/ 41018.6
Mokuoloe0236767690/ 6/ 101017.2R
Nawiliwili0300727780/ 12/ 141017.4
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
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WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Kahuku25Feb1817:006348
Kahuku Trng25Feb1816:59261315
Kii25Feb1816:45811217
Oahu Forest NWR25Feb1816:3647510
Kaneohe MCBHMSGMSGMSGMSG
Bellows25Feb1817:006534
Honolulu AP25Feb1817:00183MSG
Honouliuli FWS25Feb1816:412948
Waiawa FWS25Feb1816:41636
Schofield BrksMSG186MSGMSG
Schofield SouthMSGMSGMSGMSG
Wheeler AAF25Feb1816:301736
Kalaeloa25Feb1817:0073MSG
Palehua25Feb1816:3624306
Waianae Valley25Feb1816:3726337
Waianae HarborMSGMSGMSGMSG
Makua Range25Feb1816:5826259
Kuaokala25Feb1816:3619710

SYNOPSIS

FEB 25 2018 05:48:00 HST
FEB 26 2018 01:48:00 UTC

Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters:
Strong high pressure far north northeast of the area, along with a nearly stationary surface trough northwest of Kauai, will support fresh to strong east to southeast winds over the coastal waters through the next several days. An upper-level disturbance west of the area will allow for isolated thunderstorms across central and western waters tonight.


5 DAY FORECAST


Kauai Channel-
FEB 25 2018 05:48:00 HST
FEB 26 2018 01:48:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

TONIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. East swell 5 feet. Occasional showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.

MONDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. East swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. East swell 6 feet. Scattered showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. East swell 7 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 7 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

THURSDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 6 to 7 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 5 to 6 feet. Isolated showers.


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