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Forecast for Big Island Leeward Waters
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Small Craft Advisory for Big Island Leeward Waters until 2015-07-09T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 080128
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
328 PM HST TUE JUL 7 2015

PHZ119>121-123-124-081430-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-150709T0400Z/
MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
328 PM HST TUE JUL 7 2015

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

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING...NORTHEAST
WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...AND ROUGH SEAS 7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY INDICATES INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



HOURLY WEATHER
800 PM HST TUE JUL 07 2015
PHZ110>124-180-080700-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 511010600808060/ 16/ 171017.7R6/173/220
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510020600818170/ 17/ 191013.1R7/ 83/150
Buoy 510030600818170/ 16/ 171014.7R7/ 75
Buoy 510040451808060/ 17/ 231012.58/ 85/150
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy060079N/A4/ 62/320
Kailua Bay Buoy060080N/A6/ 62/130
Lanai BuoyNOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2060080N/A4/173/180
PAUWELA MAUI060079N/A5/ 92/320
HILO060080N/A6/ 82/100
KANEOHE BAY BUOY060078N/A5/ 72/ 80
HANALEI KAUAI060080N/A6/ 82/350
Kahului Harbor0600788130/ 14/ 201015.6R
Honolulu Harbor0600788040/ 8/ 121016.2R
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor06007779260/ 5/ 71016.0R
Mokuoloe0600778360/ 10/ 131016.5S
Nawiliwili0600798250/ 13/ 161016.9R
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Upolu Airport07Jul1519:45721119
Honokaa07Jul1520:00211
Puu Mali07Jul1520:008837
Pali 207Jul1520:01201228
Kapapala07Jul1519:4880311
Lower Kahuku07Jul1520:2320312
Puho CS07Jul1520:2232336
Kaloko-Honokohau07Jul1520:1528034
Puu Waawaa07Jul1520:3741418
Kohala Ranch07Jul1520:3519825
Kawaihae07Jul1519:4531225
Ahumoa07Jul1520:359057
Keaumo07Jul1520:34311414
PTA West07Jul1519:56273610
PTA Range 1707Jul1519:4998719

SYNOPSIS

JUL 07 2015 15:24:00 HST
JUL 08 2015 01:24:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
A surface high will remain far north northwest of the islands into this weekend. A tropical cyclone may approach and near the eastern coastal waters toward the end of the work week and through the weekend.


5 DAY FORECAST


BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS
JUL 07 2015 15:24:00 HST
JUL 08 2015 01:24:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS
A surface high will remain far north northwest of the islands into this weekend. A tropical cyclone may approach and near the eastern coastal waters toward the end of the work week and through the weekend.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Mixed swell south 4 ft and northwest 3 ft. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. South swell 3 ft. Scattered showers.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, northeast 20 kt near South Point. Wind waves 8 ft. Mixed swell south 4 ft and northwest 3 ft. Haze through the night. Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated showers after midnight.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. South swell 3 ft. Scattered showers in the evening, then numerous showers after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
West of the Big Island, north winds 10 kt backing west in the afternoon. Near South Point, east winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 9 ft. South swell 3 ft. Isolated showers in the morning. Haze through the day.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. South swell 3 ft. Frequent showers in the morning, then numerous showers in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 9 ft. South swell 3 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. South swell 3 ft in the evening. Frequent showers.

THURSDAY
West of the Big Island, west winds 10 kt. Near South Point, northeast winds to 25 kt backing northwest in the afternoon. Wind waves 11 ft. South swell 3 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Frequent showers in the morning, then numerous showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 11 ft. South swell 3 ft in the evening. Haze. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Numerous heavy showers.

FRIDAY
West of the Big Island, west winds 10 kt. Near South Point, northeast winds to 25 kt becoming north 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 11 ft decreasing to 4 ft in the afternoon. Haze. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 kt veering southeast. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Numerous heavy showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Numerous heavy showers.

SATURDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east 10 kt near South Point. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east 15 kt near South Point. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.


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