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WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
PHZ113 Watches/Warnings/Advisories RSS feed

Small Craft Advisory for Kauai Channel until 2015-09-05T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 031346
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
346 AM HST THU SEP 3 2015

...LARGE SWELLS ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE IGNACIO AND HURRICANE
JIMENA CONTINUE...

.A LARGE NORTHEAST SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE IGNACIO AND A
BUILDING EAST SWELL FROM HURRICANE JIMENA WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT
THE MARINE AREA.

PHZ110-111-113-114-116-117-120>122-124-040300-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-150905T0400Z/
KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-KAUAI CHANNEL-
OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-KAIWI CHANNEL-MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS-
PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
346 AM HST THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING...ROUGH SEAS TO
13 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND 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.

&&

$$



HOURLY WEATHER
800 AM HST THU SEP 03 2015
PHZ110>124-180-031900-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 5100117518182230/ 12/ 171010.6
Buoy 5110118008183230/ 12/ 161010.0R10/1110/ 20
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 5100218008484140/ 6/ 81011.5R7/157/ 90
Buoy 5100318008085150/ 10/ 121011.1R7/167/140
Buoy 510041741828320/ 12/ 141011.7R10/1210/ 80
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy180083N/A6/113/340
Kailua Bay Buoy180083N/A7/135/ 70
Lanai BuoyNOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2180083N/A5/183/180
PAUWELA MAUI180082N/A9/147/ 90
HILONOT AVBL
KANEOHE BAY BUOY180082N/A7/115/360
HANALEI KAUAI180083N/A8/137/ 80
Kahului Harbor1800818350/ 2/ 41012.3R
Honolulu Harbor1800808360/ 4/ 71012.5R
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor18007781190/ 4/ 51013.1R
Mokuoloe18007986120/ 3/ 51012.7R
Nawiliwili18007783240/ 5/ 61012.0S
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Kahuku03Sep1508:0010426
Kii03Sep1507:45124614
Kaneohe MCBH03Sep1508:2900MSG
Honolulu AP03Sep1508:00100718
Waiawa FWSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Schofield SouthMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kalaeloa03Sep1508:2840514
Waianae ValleyMSGMSGMSGMSG
Makua Range03Sep1507:58205518

SYNOPSIS

SEP 03 2015 03:45:00 HST
SEP 03 2015 13:45:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
Tropical cyclone Ignacio was centered about 505 miles north northwest of Honolulu at 11 pm HST Wednesday, moving northwest at around 11 knots. Ignacio is forecast to remain north of the coastal waters through the remainder of the week. Hurricane Jimena is forecast to remain well east of the marine area through the week as it continues on a northwest track. Swells associated with Ignacio and Jimena will likely keep seas above advisory levels over the next several days.


5 DAY FORECAST


KAUAI CHANNEL-
SEP 03 2015 03:45:00 HST
SEP 03 2015 13:45:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY

TODAY
South winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. East swell 9 ft and northwest 4 to 5 ft. Chance of heavy showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening then 2 ft or less. East swell 9 ft and northwest 3 to 4 ft. Chance of heavy showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. East swell 9 ft and northwest 3 ft. Chance of heavy showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. East swell 9 ft and northwest 3 ft. Chance of heavy showers.

SATURDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. East swell 9 ft and northwest 3 ft. Chance of heavy showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. East swell 9 ft and northwest 3 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt becoming east 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. East swell 9 ft and northwest 3 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. East swell 9 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.


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