National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Pailolo Channel
Forecast for Pailolo Channel
Graphical depiction of zones
Refresh or reload to see the latest information.
divider
WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
PHZ120 Watches/Warnings/Advisories RSS feed

Small Craft Advisory for Pailolo Channel until 2018-02-28T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 260156
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
356 PM HST Sun Feb 25 2018

...STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND LARGE SEAS IMPACTING MOST
COASTAL WATERS...

.A strong high far north northeast of the area and a persistent
surface trough northwest of Kauai will produce strong east to
southeast winds across most of the coastal waters through the
next few days. Winds and seas are expected to build further
during the early to middle part of this week.

PHZ118-120>124-261500-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-180228T0400Z/
Maui County Leeward Waters-Pailolo Channel-Alenuihaha Channel-
Big Island Windward Waters-Big Island Leeward Waters-
Big Island Southeast Waters-
356 PM HST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

* Winds and Seas...East winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds 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
500 PM HST SUN FEB 25 2018
PHZ110>124-180-260400-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 510010310788030/ 8/ 101012.5
Buoy 5110102507374130/ 14/ 161016.8F7/107/100
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510020310767870/ 23/ 311014.5
Buoy 510030250767780/ 12/ 141015.0R8/ 87/ 90
Buoy 510040310747790/ 25/ 331018.0
WAIMEA BAY#NOT AVBL
MOKAPU POINT#030474N/A9/ 92/ 80
LANAI#NOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2#NOT AVBL
PAUWELA#030075N/A10/103/ 90
HILO#025775N/A9/ 93/ 90
KANEOHE BAY#NOT AVBL
KANEOHE BAY 2#NOT AVBL
HANALEI#025275N/A8/103/ 80
Kahului Harbor0300777770/ 4/ 81016.5
Honolulu Harbor03007675280/ 4/ 51016.8
PEARL HARBOR#030076N/A4/ 82/150
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor03007376210/ 2/ 41018.6
Mokuoloe0236767690/ 6/ 101017.2R
Nawiliwili0300727780/ 12/ 141017.4
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Makapulapai25Feb1817:15961824
Puu AliiMSGMSGMSGMSG
Molokai 125Feb1816:3731613
Molokai AP25Feb1817:00364MSG
Lanai 125Feb1816:37391622
Kaneloa25Feb1816:53691933
HonokanaiaMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kahului AP25Feb1817:00910MSG
Kahului HarborMSGMSGMSGMSG
Hana25Feb1816:45130714
HaleakalaMSGMSGMSGMsg
Kula 125Feb1816:482226
Kaupo GapMSGMSGMSGMSG
Maalaea BayMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kapalua-W Maui25Feb1817:0000MSG
LipoaMSGMSGMSGMSG

SYNOPSIS

FEB 25 2018 05:48:00 HST
FEB 26 2018 01:48:00 UTC

Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters:
Strong high pressure far north northeast of the area, along with a nearly stationary surface trough northwest of Kauai, will support fresh to strong east to southeast winds over the coastal waters through the next several days. An upper-level disturbance west of the area will allow for isolated thunderstorms across central and western waters tonight.


5 DAY FORECAST


Pailolo Channel-
FEB 25 2018 05:48:00 HST
FEB 26 2018 01:48:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

TONIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. East swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. East swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. East swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY
East winds to 30 knots easing to 20 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 7 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. East swell 7 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. East swell 8 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 8 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 7 to 8 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. East swell 6 to 7 feet. Isolated showers.


Click for the State Forecast Discussion