Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
812 AM HST WED MAR 1 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL...
  BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS...
  KAIWI CHANNEL...
  MAALAEA BAY...
  MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS...
  MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS...
  OAHU LEEWARD WATERS...
  OAHU WINDWARD WATERS...
  PAILOLO CHANNEL...

* UNTIL 1000 AM HST

* AT 804 AM HST...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS OR GREATER. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED
  OVER THE LEEWARD OAHU WATERS...KAIWI CHANNEL AND OAHU WINDWARD
  WATERS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS OVER THE MAUI COUNTY WATERS.
  THE STRONGEST STORM WITHIN THIS AREA IS LOCATED BETWEEN 30 AND 40
  NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH OF HONOLULU AND CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO
  50 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON HST FOR
HAWAII...AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2189 15720 2180 15651 2112 15542 2073 15598
      2094 15625 2090 15648 2103 15664 2100 15667
      2086 15668 2059 15641 2061 15615 1997 15708
      2059 15774 2069 15836 2132 15789 2130 15766
      2146 15780 2203 15735
TIME...MOT...LOC 1804Z 235DEG 19KT 2042 15806

$$

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