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HOURLY WEATHER
300 PM HST WED SEP 17 2014
(0100 UTC SEP 18 2014)
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 51101NOT AVBL
Buoy 511000100778290/ 8/ 101013.6F
Buoy 510030100828450/ 10/ 121012.4F5/145
Buoy 51004NOT AVBL
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy010082N/A6/ 82/320
Kailua Bay Buoy010083N/A5/133/350
Lanai BuoyNOT AVBL
BARBERS PT 2010083N/A5/133/180
PAUWELA MAUI010083N/A5/112/350
HILO010083N/A5/123/ 20
KANEOHE BAY BUOYNOT AVBL
HANALEI KAUAINOT AVBL
Kahului Harbor0100818430/ 11/ 121012.8F
Honolulu Harbor01008550/ 3/ 101012.6F
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor01008640/ 10/ 121012.3F
Mokuoloe0100861013.4F
Nawiliwili010085N/A
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
UPOLU AIRPORT17SEP1414:45601519
KAMUELA AIRPORT17SEP1415:003013MSG
HONOKAA17SEP1414:45211
HAKALAU17SEP1414:455324
PUU MALIMSGMSGMSGMSG
HILO AP17SEP1415:00509MSG
PALI 217SEP1415:01158412
KEALAKOMO17SEP1414:44971825
KAPAPALA17SEP1414:4812928
NENE CABINMSGMSGMSGMSG
LOWER KAHUKUMSGMSGMSGMSG
SOUTH POINT17SEP1415:00631015
PUHO CSMSGMSGMSGMSG
KONA INTL AP17SEP1415:002908MSG
KALOKO-HONOKOHAU17SEP1415:15237710
KAUPULEHU17SEP1414:362791218
PUU WAAWAA17SEP1414:37279717
PUUANAHULUMSGMSGMSGMSG
KOHALA RANCH17SEP1414:35150612
PUHE CSMSGMSGMSGMSG
KAWAIHAE17SEP1414:45224710
KAWAIHAE NOSMSGMSGMSGMSG
AHUMOA17SEP1414:35356612
WAIKOLOA17SEP1414:35264916
KEAUMO17SEP1414:3410728
PTA KIPUKA ALALA17SEP1414:55357715
PTA WEST17SEP1414:56342716
PTA KEAMUKU17SEP1414:5015615
PTA RANGE 1717SEP1414:493201017

SYNOPSIS

SEP 17 2014 15:26:00 HST
SEP 18 2014 01:26:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
High pressure north of the state will provide light trade winds through tonight. Thursday through the weekend, a cold front passing by to the north will cut off trade winds and variable winds with a mix of light easterlies will prevail.


5 DAY FORECAST


BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
SEP 17 2014 15:26:00 HST
SEP 18 2014 01:26:00 UTC

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Mixed swell north 3 ft and south 3 ft. Haze.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 kt veering south in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning then 2 ft or less. Swell south 3 ft. Haze.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell south 3 ft. Haze.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Haze.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east 10 kt near South Point. Wind waves 3 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Haze through the day. Isolated showers in the afternoon.

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

SUNDAY
West of the Big Island, south winds 10 kt veering southwest in the afternoon, then becoming variable less than 10 kt. Near South Point, east winds 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
West of the Big Island, southwest winds 10 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt. Near South Point, east winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Haze. Scattered showers.


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