Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
328 AM HST FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE TYPICAL WINDIER AREAS NEAR MAUI
COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND...

.BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS WILL BRING INCREASING
WINDS TO THE REGION. AN INCOMING WEST NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED
TO BEGIN TO ARRIVE SATURDAY. EXPECT THE AREA COVERED BY THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY TO EXPAND THIS WEEKEND AS WINDS INCREASE AND THE
SWELL ARRIVES.

PHZ119>121-123-124-250230-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SC.Y.0016.170324T1328Z-170327T0400Z/
MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
328 AM HST FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SUNDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT THROUGH
  FRIDAY NIGHT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 13 FT SATURDAY.

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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