Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
334 AM HST TUE JAN 24 2017

.A COMPLEX WIND AND SWELL THREAT IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE COMBINED
SEAS AT OR ABOVE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THRESHOLD ACROSS ALL MARINE
ZONES EXCEPT FOR MAALAEA BAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. FOR
SIMPLICITY...THIS ADVISORY COMBINES THE EFFECTS OF AN APPROACHING
NORTHWEST SWELL WITH A RECEDING EASTERLY WIND WAVE EVENT...WITH
NO EXTRA SEGMENTING FOR COMPLEX ONSET TIMES. THE MESSAGE HERE IS
THAT MARINE USERS WILL FIND MOST HAWAIIAN WATERS TO BE QUITE
CHALLENGING AND ROUGH FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

PHZ110>118-120>124-250245-
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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-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
334 AM HST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 KT.

* SEAS...9 TO 12 FT.

* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

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