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Small Craft Advisory for Kauai Channel cancelled

WHHW70 PHFO 200136
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
336 PM HST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WATERS EXPOSED TO LARGE NORTHWEST
SWELLS...
...GALE WATCH FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON
OVER PORTIONS OF MAUI COUNTY AND BIG ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...

.A LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EXCESS
OF 10 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. STRENGTHENING WINDS BEHIND A
COLD FRONT PASSING ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND WILL CAUSE WINDS
TO POSSIBLY REACH GALE WARNING LEVELS OVER THE TYPICALLY WINDY
WATERS AROUND MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND.

PHZ113-115-118-200245-
/O.CAN.PHFO.SC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170120T0400Z/
KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS-
336 PM HST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS CANCELLED THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY.

SEAS HAVE DIMINISHED BELOW 10 FEET.

$$



HOURLY WEATHER
900 PM HST THU JAN 19 2017
PHZ110>124-180-200800-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 510010650747660/ 10/ 121021.8R9/158/300
Buoy 511010650757670/ 6/ 101022.3R9/1410/300
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510020650757870/ 19/ 251018.4R12/1510/320
Buoy 510030650777870/ 16/ 191019.1R9/148/300
Buoy 5100405507780/ 17/ 211018.79/168/320
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy060275N/A8/157/300
Kailua Bay Buoy063476N/A6/123/360
Lanai Buoy064577N/A5/155/260
BARBERS PT 2063978N/A7/155/280
PAUWELA MAUI063975N/A8/117/340
HILO064276N/A9/145/330
KANEOHE BAY BUOY063676N/A6/133/340
HANALEI KAUAI065277N/A10/138/290
Kahului Harbor0648747730/ 6/ 131020.6R
Honolulu Harbor0648757770/ 1/ 71021.5R
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor06487175230/ 5/ 61021.0R
MokuoloeNOT AVBL
Nawiliwili06487560/ 10/ 131021.1R
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Kahuku19Jan1721:0073611
Kahuku Trng19Jan1720:59295514
Kii19Jan1720:45911217
Oahu Forest NWR19Jan1720:36911422
Kaneohe MCBHMSGMSGMSGMSG
Bellows19Jan1721:00861316
Honolulu AP19Jan1721:0076MSG
Honouliuli FWS19Jan1720:4123427
Waiawa FWSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Schofield BrksMSG84MSGMSG
Schofield SouthMSGMSGMSGMSG
Wheeler AAF19Jan1720:3018513
Kalaeloa19Jan1721:0044MSG
Palehua19Jan1720:3653812
Waianae Valley19Jan1720:374513
Waianae HarborMSGMSGMSGMSG
Makua Range19Jan1720:5829568
Kuaokala19Jan1720:36831013

SYNOPSIS

JAN 19 2017 05:35:00 HST
JAN 20 2017 01:35:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
A weakening surface ridge will remain north of the state through Friday as a front approaches the islands from the northwest. The front will move down the island chain Saturday and Saturday night. Strong and gusty northeast winds and large rough seas are expected in the fronts wake. High pressure will build in north of the area behind the front.


5 DAY FORECAST


KAUAI CHANNEL-
JAN 19 2017 05:35:00 HST
JAN 20 2017 01:35:00 UTC

TONIGHT
East winds 10 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Isolated showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Isolated showers through the night.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds to 30 kt. Wind waves 13 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds to 30 kt. Wind waves 14 ft. North swell 7 ft. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 12 ft. North swell 5 ft. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 10 ft. North swell 4 ft. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.

MONDAY
East winds 20 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Northwest swell 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 7 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.


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