Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
301 AM HST WED MAR 4 2015

...STRONG TRADE WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS TRADITIONALLY WINDY WATERS
AND CHANNELS...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING TO THE NORTHWEST OF THE ISLANDS WILL
BOOST TRADE WIND STRENGTH ABOVE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THRESHOLD
ACROSS TRADITIONALLY WINDY WATERS AND CHANNELS. THIS ADVISORY
WILL LIKELY NEED TO BE EXTENDED AND POSSIBLY EXPANDED LATER.

PHZ110-112-113-116-119>121-123-124-050215-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SC.Y.0015.150304T1301Z-150306T1600Z/
KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-KAUAI CHANNEL-
KAIWI CHANNEL-MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
301 AM HST WED MAR 4 2015

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

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS AND ROUGH SEAS 8 TO
  12 FEET.

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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