Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
352 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SEAS CREATED BY A NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SUBSIDE TODAY THEN
BUILD AGAIN LATE TONIGHT AS A NEW NORTHWEST SWELL BUILDS...
...TRADE WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN RAPIDLY AND MAY REACH GALE FORCE
STARTING TOMORROW...

.Trade winds will strengthen through tomorrow. Advisory level
winds will be initially confined to the typically windy waters
around the Big Island and Maui. As winds increase further on
Wednesday, the advisory will likely need to be expanded to
additonal waters and a gale warning may be needed. A new northwest
swell will peak tomorrow then subside on Thursday.

PHZ116-117-170300-
/O.CAN.PHFO.SC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180116T1600Z/
/O.NEW.PHFO.SC.Y.0003.180117T0400Z-180117T1600Z/
Kaiwi Channel-Maui County Windward Waters-
352 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 600 PM THIS EVENING TO 600
AM WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Small Craft
Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 AM HST
Wednesday.

* Winds...East winds strengthening to 25 kt tonight.

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.

&&

$$

PHZ110>114-122-161500-
/O.CAN.PHFO.SC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180116T1600Z/
Kauai Northwest Waters-Kauai Windward Waters-Kauai Leeward Waters-
Kauai Channel-Oahu Windward Waters-Big Island Windward Waters-
352 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has cancelled the Small
Craft Advisory.

Seas have subsided.

$$

PHZ115-118-170300-
/O.EXB.PHFO.SC.Y.0001.180117T0400Z-180117T1600Z/
Oahu Leeward Waters-Maui County Leeward Waters-
352 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 600 PM THIS EVENING TO 600
AM WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Small Craft
Advisory, which is in effect from 600 PM this evening to 600 AM
Wednesday.

* Winds...Northeast winds strengthening to 25 kt tonight.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.EXT.PHFO.SC.Y.0002.180116T1352Z-180117T1600Z/
/O.NEW.PHFO.GL.A.0001.180117T1600Z-180119T1600Z/
Pailolo Channel-
352 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Gale Watch,
which is in effect from Wednesday morning through late Thursday
night.

* Winds and Seas...East winds to 25 kt possibly strengthening to
  35 kt on Wednesday.

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.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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/O.EXT.PHFO.SC.Y.0001.180116T1352Z-180117T1600Z/
/O.NEW.PHFO.GL.A.0001.180117T1600Z-180119T1600Z/
Maalaea Bay-
352 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Gale Watch,
which is in effect from Wednesday morning through late Thursday
night.

* Winds and Seas...North winds 25 kt possibly strengthening to 35
  kt on Wednesday.

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.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

PHZ121-124-170300-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180117T1600Z/
/O.NEW.PHFO.GL.A.0001.180117T1600Z-180119T1600Z/
Alenuihaha Channel-Big Island Southeast Waters-
352 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Gale Watch,
which is in effect from Wednesday morning through late Thursday
night.

* Winds and Seas...Northeast winds 25 kt possibly strengthening to
  35 kt Wednesday.

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.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

PHZ123-170300-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180117T1600Z/
Big Island Leeward Waters-
352 AM HST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

* Winds and Seas...Northeast winds strengthening to 25 kt tonight
  then strengthening to 30 kt Wednesday 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.

&&

$$



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