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WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
PHZ119 Watches/Warnings/Advisories RSS feed

Small Craft Advisory for Maalaea Bay until 2016-02-09T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 081341
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
341 AM HST MON FEB 8 2016


PHZ112-115-119-120-123-124-090345-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160209T0400Z/
KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-MAALAEA BAY-
PAILOLO CHANNEL-BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
341 AM HST MON FEB 8 2016

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

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 25 KT TODAY...BECOMING
EAST 15 TO 20 KT TONIGHT...HIGHEST IN THE TYPICAL WINDIER
LOCATIONS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM HST THIS EVENING.

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
100 PM HST MON FEB 08 2016
PHZ110>124-180-090000-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 5100122006976260/ 8/ 141018.0F
Buoy 5110122506975240/ 8/ 121016.9F11/1211/320
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510022250767880/ 17/ 211013.9F10/108
Buoy 510032250727850/ 14/ 171015.4F10/1210/360
Buoy 510042250747740/ 14/ 171013.7F11/1310/340
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy220477N/A9/127/350
Kailua Bay Buoy221177N/A9/127/360
Lanai BuoyNOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2230377N/A7/125/320
PAUWELA MAUI220777N/A12/128/330
HILONOT AVBL
KANEOHE BAY BUOY220677N/A8/127/350
HANALEI KAUAI230177N/A13/1310/330
Kahului Harbor2200717610/ 8/ 101016.3F
Honolulu Harbor22007376CALM / 31016.7F
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor2200757640/ 8/ 111015.5F
Mokuoloe22007276350/ 6/ 91016.5F
Nawiliwili2200707760/ 5/ 111016.7F
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Makapulapai08Feb1612:1583711
Puu Alii08Feb1612:22814
Molokai 108Feb1612:3712428
Molokai AP08Feb1612:002916
Lanai 108Feb1612:3757916
Kahoolawe08Feb1612:003611
Kaneloa08Feb1611:53411023
Honokanaia08Feb1611:533381019
Kahului APMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kahului HarborMSGMSGMSGMSG
Hana08Feb1611:45359610
HaleakalaMSGMSGMSGMsg
Kula 108Feb1611:4827836
Kaupo Gap08Feb1612:3518959
Maalaea Bay08Feb1612:2325916
Kapalua-W MauiMSGMSGMSGMSG
LipoaMSGMSGMSGMSG

SYNOPSIS

FEB 08 2016 09:28:00 HST
FEB 08 2016 19:28:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
A surface ridge currently along 23°N will stall near Kauai by Tuesday, causing winds to decrease and shift more easterly. Trade winds will rebuild late Wednesday and Thursday as the ridge lifts back to the north and strengthens. Trade winds will begin a gradual decline late Friday as the ridge is pushed southward again. A large northwest swell is expected late Tuesday night through Thursday.


5 DAY FORECAST


MAALAEA BAY-
FEB 08 2016 09:28:00 HST
FEB 08 2016 19:28:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON

REST OF TODAY
Northeast winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 ft late in the morning then 2 ft or less.

TONIGHT
North winds 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

TUESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

WEDNESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 15 kt rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds to 25 kt easing to 15 kt in the afternoon, then veering east. Wind waves 2 ft or less.


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