Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
934 AM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS EXPECTED...

.HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATERS INTO
THE UPCOMING WEEK...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE PAILOLO AND ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS
AND MAALAEA BAY DUE TO STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

PHZ119>121-200845-
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MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
934 AM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS CANCELLED THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING
  TO 30 TO 35 KT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY. SEAS BUILDING TO
  8 TO 12 FT THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE CHANNELS. SEAS UP TO 5 FT
  FOR MAALAEA BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

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PHZ110>118-122>124-200845-
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KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-
KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-
KAIWI CHANNEL-MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS-
MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
934 AM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING
  TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST MONDAY. SEAS
  4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT THIS AFTERNOON.

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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