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Small Craft Advisory for Big Island Leeward Waters until 2014-04-22T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 200748
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
948 PM HST SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ALL HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...

PHZ110>124-202100-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-140422T0400Z/
KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-
KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-
KAIWI CHANNEL-MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS-
MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS-MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL-
ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
948 PM HST SAT APR 19 2014

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

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


* WINDS AND SEAS...EAST WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS AND ROUGH SEAS 8 TO
14 FEET. WINDS MAY INCREASE FURTHER TO GALE STRENGTH LATE
SUNDAY ACROSS WATERS SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND...MAALAEA BAY...
AND THE ALENUIHAHA AND PAILOLO CHANNELS.

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
1200 AM HST SUN APR 20 2014
(1000 UTC APR 20 2014)
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 511011000727460/ 19/ 231022.9R8/127/310
Buoy 51100100050/ 14/ 17N/A
Buoy 510031000777850/ 19/ 231018.1F7/ 93
Buoy 510041000777870/ 17/ 211015.4F
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy100075N/A5/133/310
Kailua Bay Buoy100076N/A6/ 62/ 30
Lanai Buoy100078N/A3/132/280
BARBERS PT 2100076N/A3/132/290
PAUWELA MAUINOT AVBL
HILO100078N/A7/10
KANEOHE BAY BUOY100075N/A6/ 82/ 10
HANALEI KAUAI100077N/A7/ 63/320
Kahului Harbor1000727660/ 8/ 101019.9F
Honolulu Harbor10007560/ 4/ 61020.3S
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor10007077270/ 8/ 91019.7F
Mokuoloe1000757670/ 14/ 171020.9F
Nawiliwili100076N/A
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
UPOLU AIRPORT20APR1400:45701625
KAMUELA AIRPORT20APR1400:00602132
HONOKAA20APR1400:45211
HAKALAU20APR1400:4523234
PUU MALIMSGMSGMSGMSG
HILO AP20APR1400:002809MSG
PALI 220APR1400:01242331
KEALAKOMO19APR1423:44131422
KAPAPALA19APR1423:4832004
NENE CABINMSGMSGMSGMSG
LOWER KAHUKUMSGMSGMSGMSG
SOUTH POINT20APR1400:00541927
PUHO CSMSGMSGMSGMSG
KONA INTL AP20APR1400:00907MSG
KALOKO-HONOKOHAU20APR1401:1511246
KAUPULEHU19APR1423:3615859
PUU WAAWAA20APR1400:378535
PUUANAHULUMSGMSGMSGMSG
KOHALA RANCH19APR1423:3598616
PUHE CSMSGMSGMSGMSG
KAWAIHAE19APR1423:45107413
KAWAIHAE NOSMSGMSGMSGMSG
AHUMOA19APR1423:356747
WAIKOLOA19APR1423:35931223
KEAUMO19APR1423:3426213
PTA KIPUKA ALALA19APR1423:55196310
PTA WEST20APR1400:56148710
PTA KEAMUKU19APR1423:50130712
PTA RANGE 1720APR1400:491011423

SYNOPSIS

APR 19 2014 21:48:00 HST
APR 20 2014 07:48:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
Strong high pressure will pass N of the islands along 34°N Sunday and Monday, followed by another strong high on Thursday.


5 DAY FORECAST


BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
APR 19 2014 21:48:00 HST
APR 20 2014 07:48:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY

REST OF TONIGHT
Southwest winds 15 kt west of the Big Island,east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 10 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Haze through the night. Isolated showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 10 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 kt west of the Big Island, east to 30 kt near South Point. Wind waves 13 ft. Northwest swell 3 ft in the evening. Haze. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
West of the Big Island, east winds 20 kt veering southwest in the afternoon. Near South Point, east winds to 25 kt. Wind waves 13 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 11 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
West winds 15 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 12 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 kt west of the Big Island,east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 11 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 9 to 11 ft. Northwest swell 3 to 4 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 9 ft. Northwest swell 4 to 5 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.


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