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Forecast for Kauai Channel
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HOURLY WEATHER
1100 AM HST WED DEC 17 2014
(2100 UTC DEC 17 2014)
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 511012100737760/ 8/ 101023.7F7/ 87/100
Buoy 511002100747590/ 17/ 211023.7F
Buoy 510032000787980/ 12/ 141020.5R7/ 87
Buoy 510042017787880/ 14/ 171019.79/ 87/ 60
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy210077N/A5/133/340
Kailua Bay Buoy210078N/A7/ 83/ 20
Lanai Buoy210078N/A3/132/210
BARBERS PT 2210078N/A5/132/190
PAUWELA MAUI210077N/A8/ 83/ 10
HILO210077N/A7/ 83/ 10
KANEOHE BAY BUOY210077N/A6/ 83/ 10
HANALEI KAUAINOT AVBL
Kahului Harbor2100777550/ 14/ 191020.9F
Honolulu Harbor21007960/ 5/ 101021.8S
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor21007740/ 4/ 61021.7F
Mokuoloe2100757410/ 8/ 91022.3S
Nawiliwili210075N/A
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
KAHUKU17DEC1410:0067815
KAHUKU TRNG17DEC1409:5994916
KII17DEC1409:45741619
OAHU FOREST NWR17DEC1410:361300
KANEOHE MCBH17DEC1410:00607MSG
BELLOWS17DEC1410:00421014
HONOLULU AP17DEC1410:00608MSG
HONOULIULI FWSMSGMSGMSGMSG
WAIAWA FWSMSGMSGMSGMSG
SCHOFIELD BRKSMSG94MSGMSG
SCHOFIELD SOUTHMSGMSGMSGMSG
WHEELER AAF17DEC1410:3010649
KALAELOA17DEC1410:00806MSG
PALEHUA17DEC1410:361000
WAIANAE VALLEY17DEC1410:37166615
WAIANAE HARBOR17DEC1410:1574510
MAKUA RANGE17DEC1409:5824315
KUAOKALA17DEC1410:362800

SYNOPSIS

DEC 17 2014 09:32:00 HST
DEC 17 2014 19:32:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
High pressure will remain north of the state into Thursday then will move east starting Thursday night. A front will approach Kauai from the northwest Saturday night into Sunday then drift slowly southeast.


5 DAY FORECAST


KAUAI CHANNEL-
DEC 17 2014 09:32:00 HST
DEC 17 2014 19:32:00 UTC

REST OF TODAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Scattered showers late in the morning. Isolated showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Isolated showers through the night.

THURSDAY
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. Northwest swell 6 ft. Scattered showers in the morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 9 ft. Isolated showers.

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

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

SATURDAY
East winds 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Northwest swell 3 to 4 ft. Haze.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Northwest swell 9 to 10 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.


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