Oahu Leeward Waters Forecast
Oahu Leeward Waters
Forecast for Oahu Leeward Waters
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Small Craft Advisory for Oahu Leeward Waters until 2017-01-20T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 191330
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
330 AM HST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ALL HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS EXCEPT
MAALAEA BAY...

.A LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EXCESS
OF 10 FEET TODAY.

PHZ110>118-120>124-200230-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170120T0400Z/
KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-
KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-
KAIWI CHANNEL-MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS-
MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
330 AM HST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS
EVENING...

* SEAS...10 TO 13 FEET OVER WATERS EXPOSED TO LARGE WEST
NORTHWEST SWELLS.

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
400 AM HST THU JAN 19 2017
PHZ110>124-180-191500-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 5100114307476100/ 4/ 81020.5R
Buoy 511011350747680/ 4/ 61021.0F11/1411/290
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510021430777890/ 17/ 251016.8R
Buoy 510031350767850/ 12/ 161018.3F12/1611/290
Buoy 5100413507780/ 19/ 231017.4R8/ 95/100
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy140275N/A9/148/310
Kailua Bay Buoy140476N/A6/153/340
Lanai Buoy141577N/A4/153/290
BARBERS PT 2140977N/A8/177/290
PAUWELA MAUI140976N/A9/157/310
HILO141276N/A8/ 93/340
KANEOHE BAY BUOY140676N/A6/143/350
HANALEI KAUAI142277N/A13/1511/300
Kahului Harbor14066977120/ 3/ 41018.8
Honolulu Harbor14067277CALM / 21019.9
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor14066876220/ 7/ 91019.4
Mokuoloe1336757680/ 8/ 121019.7R
Nawiliwili14066978250/ 5/ 51020.0
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Kahuku19Jan1704:008259
Kahuku Trng19Jan1703:59290612
Kii19Jan1703:45981116
Oahu Forest NWR19Jan1704:361091426
Kaneohe MCBHMSGMSGMSGMSG
Bellows19Jan1704:00641114
Honolulu AP19Jan1704:00345MSG
Honouliuli FWSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Waiawa FWSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Schofield BrksMSG70MSGMSG
Schofield SouthMSGMSGMSGMSG
Wheeler AAF19Jan1704:3035246
Kalaeloa19Jan1704:0500MSG
Palehua19Jan1704:3651813
Waianae Valley19Jan1704:3721311
Waianae Harbor19Jan1704:157224
Makua Range19Jan1703:5831258
Kuaokala19Jan1704:3693810

SYNOPSIS

JAN 18 2017 17:30:00 HST
JAN 19 2017 13:30:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
A surface ridge will remain north of the state, then weaken later today through Friday as a front approaches the islands from the northwest. The front will move down the island chain Saturday and Saturday night, ushering in strong and gusty northeast winds and large rough seas. A large northwest swell will persist through the day.


5 DAY FORECAST


OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-
JAN 18 2017 17:30:00 HST
JAN 19 2017 13:30:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON

TODAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 10 ft decreasing to 8 ft in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft decreasing to 6 ft after midnight.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Isolated showers in the morning.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 6 ft. Isolated showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 10 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft increasing to 7 ft in the afternoon. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds to 30 kt. Wind waves 12 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds to 25 kt becoming east 15 kt. Wind waves 9 to 11 ft. North swell 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds 15 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Northwest swell 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.


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