Big Island Leeward Waters Forecast
Big Island Leeward Waters
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Small Craft Advisory for Big Island Leeward Waters until 2017-03-27T16:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 251321
MWWHFO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
321 AM HST SAT MAR 25 2017

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

.BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS WILL PRODUCE BREEZY
TRADES ACROSS THE TYPICALLY WINDY AREAS AROUND MAUI COUNTY AND
THE BIG ISLAND THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL
IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD DOWN THE ISLAND CHAIN TODAY INTO THIS
EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH SEAS BUILDING
ABOVE 10 FEET ACROSS MOST OF THE REMAINDER OF THE COASTAL WATERS.

PHZ119>121-123-124-260230-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SC.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-170327T1600Z/
MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
321 AM HST SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 12 FT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS 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
500 AM HST SAT MAR 25 2017
PHZ110>124-180-251600-
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 510011510747690/ 6/ 81022.5
Buoy 511011450747630/ 4/ 61023.2R7/217/290
Buoy 51100NOT AVBL
Buoy 510021510777860/ 19/ 231018.8
Buoy 510031450777860/ 12/ 141019.8S5/ 95/ 90
Buoy 5100414507760/ 17/ 211019.3R8/ 85/ 10
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy150275N/A4/113/320
Kailua Bay Buoy150476N/A5/132
Lanai Buoy151578N/A3/122/260
BARBERS PT 2NOT AVBL
PAUWELA MAUI150976N/A5/123/330
HILO151278N/A6/123/350
KANEOHE BAY BUOY145575N/A4/ 82/360
HANALEI KAUAI145278N/A5/113/330
Kahului Harbor1500747810/ 16/ 201021.7
Honolulu Harbor15007478190/ 1/ 21022.0
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor15006776210/ 6/ 81022.2
Mokuoloe1436757980/ 3/ 51021.9S
Nawiliwili15007570/ 11/ 141021.7
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL
$$

WIND OBSERVATIONS

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

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
Upolu AirportMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kamuela AirportMSGMSGMSGMSG
Honokaa25Mar1705:15211
Hakalau25Mar1704:45228512
Puu Mali25Mar1705:001441525
Hilo AP25Mar1705:00237MSG
Pali 225Mar1705:01211917
Kealakomo25Mar1704:44281317
Kapapala25Mar1704:4832748
Nene CabinMSGMSGMSGMSG
Lower KahukuMSGMSGMSGMSG
South Point25Mar1705:003301117
Puho CSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kona Intl AP25Mar1705:00345MSG
Kaloko-Honokohau25Mar1705:154814
Kaupulehu25Mar1704:36143810
Puu Waawaa25Mar1704:3714136
Puuanahulu25Mar1704:37129510
Kohala Ranch25Mar1704:3571412
Puhe CSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Kawaihae25Mar1704:459826
Kawaihae NOSMSGMSGMSGMSG
Ahumoa25Mar1704:3575710
Waikoloa25Mar1704:35781319
Keaumo25Mar1704:34302611
PTA Kipuka Alala25Mar1704:55141610
PTA West25Mar1704:56127611
PTA Keamuku25Mar1704:508700
PTA Range 1725Mar1704:491331320

SYNOPSIS

MAR 24 2017 17:19:00 HST
MAR 25 2017 13:19:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
High pressure northeast of the state will strengthen over the next few days, providing locally breezy trade winds through the weekend. Winds will ease slightly early next week as the high moves further from the state. A large west-northwest swell is expected to spread across the waters today, then peak tonight into Sunday.


5 DAY FORECAST


BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
MAR 24 2017 17:19:00 HST
MAR 25 2017 13:19:00 UTC

Headlines
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING

TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Haze.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 9 ft. Northwest swell 6 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
West winds 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 10 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 9 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft. Haze through the night. Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated showers after midnight.

MONDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 9 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 6 ft. Haze through the night. Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated showers after midnight.

TUESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 5 to 6 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 kt west of the Big Island, east to 25 kt near South Point. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft. Haze. Isolated showers.


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