Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
320 PM HST WED DEC 17 2014

...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE...

.OCCASIONALLY STRONG AND GUSTY TRADE WINDS ARE STILL AFFECTING
THE WIND PRONE AREAS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND AND MAUI COUNTY. WIND
SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY THIS EVENING BUT ARE ANTICIPATED
TO PICK RIGHT BACK UP AGAIN ON THURSDAY. AND A MODERATELY LARGE
NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE THURSDAY.

PHZ119>121-123-124-181430-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-141220T0400Z/
MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
320 PM HST WED DEC 17 2014

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

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

* WINDS AND SEAS...THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...EAST WINDS 20 TO
  25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS AND ROUGH SEAS OF 7 TO 11 FEET. SEAS
  INCREASING TO 8 TO 14 FEET THURSDAY FROM A NORTHWEST SWELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
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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