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Forecast for Big Island Leeward Waters
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HOURLY WEATHER
100 PM HST FRI JAN 30 2015
(2300 UTC JAN 30 2015)
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 5110123006772260/ 12/ 141014.6F12/1211/300
Buoy 5110023007175350/ 6/ 121013.9F
Buoy 510032200757810/ 8/ 101014.9F6/125
Buoy 510042212787890/ 10/ 121013.6F6/135/310
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy230077N/A9/127/320
Kailua Bay Buoy230076N/A5/113/340
Lanai Buoy230078N/A3/132/270
BARBERS PT 2230077N/A5/11
PAUWELA MAUI230077N/A5/11
HILO230078N/A4/122/340
KANEOHE BAY BUOY230076N/A6/113/340
HANALEI KAUAINOT AVBL
Kahului Harbor23007576340/ 9/ 111013.9F
Honolulu Harbor23007676210/ 7/ 101013.9F
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor2300807730/ 6/ 81013.4F
Mokuoloe2300751014.3F
Nawiliwili230077N/A
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust

SYNOPSIS

JAN 30 2015 09:44:00 HST
JAN 30 2015 19:44:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
A front will pass over the islands today and tonight. A weak ridge of high pressure will then build over the area during the weekend. Winds will turn south and southwest early next week in response to an approaching front from the west.


5 DAY FORECAST


BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
JAN 30 2015 09:44:00 HST
JAN 30 2015 19:44:00 UTC

REST OF TODAY
East winds 10 kt backing north in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Northwest swell 5 ft. Haze.

TONIGHT
West of the Big Island, north winds 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than 10 kt. Near South Point, northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft. Haze through the night. Isolated showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 6 ft. Haze.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West of the Big Island, north winds 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less than 10 kt. Near South Point, northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. North swell 6 ft. Isolated showers in the evening. Haze through the night.

SUNDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island,east 15 kt near South Point. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east 15 kt near South Point. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 6 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
South winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. North swell 3 to 4 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
West winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Scattered showers.


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