Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
330 AM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WATERS EXPOSED TO LARGE NORTHWEST
SWELLS AND AN UPCOMING WINDY PERIOD WITH A FRONTAL PASSAGE...
...GALE WATCH FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON OVER PORTIONS OF MAUI COUNTY AND BIG ISLAND COASTAL
WATERS...

.A LARGE WEST NORTHWEST SWELL...IN COMBINATION WITH INCREASING
WIND WAVES THIS EVENING...WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EXCESS OF
10 FEET. STRENGTHENING WINDS BEHIND A COLD FRONT PASSING ACROSS
THE AREA THIS WEEKEND WILL CAUSE WINDS TO POSSIBLY REACH GALE
WARNING LEVELS OVER THE TYPICALLY WINDY WATERS AROUND MAUI COUNTY
AND THE BIG ISLAND...AND WILL ALSO BOOST SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS OVER ALL OTHER COASTAL WATERS.

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MAALAEA BAY-
330 AM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
HST SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON HST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BEGINNING THIS EVENING...
  POSSIBLY RISING TO 30 TO 35 KT SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS-
330 AM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
HST SUNDAY...

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

* SEAS...10 TO 13 FEET...BEGINNING THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT...BEGINNING THIS EVENING.

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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PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
330 AM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON HST SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...10 FEET...RISING TO 10 TO 15 FEET SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT...STRENGTHENING THIS EVENING...AND
  POSSIBLY RISING TO 30 TO 35 KT SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

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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KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-
OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-KAIWI CHANNEL-MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
330 AM HST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

* SEAS...10 FEET...RISING TO 10 TO 13 FEET BY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT...STRENGTHENING THIS EVENING.

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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