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Gale Watch for Pailolo Channel until 2017-01-23T04:00:00

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.

PHZ120-121-123-124-201445-
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PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
336 PM HST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...10 TO 12 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON OVER WATERS
EXPOSED TO LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELLS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 30 TO 35 KT POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$



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 510010720747650/ 10/ 121021.8
Buoy 511010650757670/ 6/ 101022.3R9/1410/300
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510020720767870/ 17/ 231018.5
Buoy 510030650777870/ 16/ 191019.1R9/148/300
Buoy 5100406507770/ 17/ 211018.8R11/1610/320
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy070275N/A9/148/310
Kailua Bay Buoy070476N/A7/ 93/ 10
Lanai Buoy071577N/A5/153/280
BARBERS PT 2070978N/A6/153/290
PAUWELA MAUI070975N/A8/135/330
HILO071276N/A9/ 97/330
KANEOHE BAY BUOY070676N/A6/133/340
HANALEI KAUAI072277N/A9/147/290
Kahului Harbor0706737750/ 11/ 191020.6
Honolulu Harbor0706757760/ 4/ 91021.5
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor07067175210/ 5/ 71021.0
MokuoloeNOT AVBL
Nawiliwili07187570/ 9/ 121021.0
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Makapulapai19Jan1721:15981421
Puu AliiMSGMSGMSGMSG
Molokai 119Jan1720:379416
Molokai AP19Jan1721:0036MSG
Lanai 119Jan1720:37661116
KahoolaweMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kaneloa19Jan1720:53681625
Honokanaia19Jan1720:53411023
Kahului AP19Jan1721:00513MSG
Kahului HarborMSGMSGMSGMSG
Hana19Jan1720:4594712
HaleakalaMSGMSGMSGMsg
Kula 119Jan1720:4830613
Kaupo Gap19Jan1720:3530238
Maalaea BayMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kapalua-W MauiMSGMSGMSGMSG
LipoaMSGMSGMSGMSG

SYNOPSIS

JAN 19 2017 11:30:00 HST
JAN 20 2017 07:30:00 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 Friday night and Saturday, and stall near the Big Island Saturday night. Strong and gusty northeast winds and large rough seas are expected in its wake. High pressure will build in north of the area behind the front.


5 DAY FORECAST


PAILOLO CHANNEL-
JAN 19 2017 11:30:00 HST
JAN 20 2017 07:30:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Isolated light showers.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft. Isolated showers in the morning.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft. Isolated showers.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 10 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft. Scattered showers through the day.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast gales to 35 kt. Wind waves 12 ft. Northwest swell 6 ft. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East gales to 35 kt. Wind waves 12 ft. Northwest swell 6 ft. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds to 30 kt. Wind waves 10 ft. North swell 5 ft. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

MONDAY
East winds to 30 kt becoming southeast 10 kt in the afternoon, then becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. North swell 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY
North winds 10 kt becoming northeast 20 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.


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