Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
339 AM HST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY DUE
TO WINDS AND SEAS. GALES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE PAILOLO AND
ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS TODAY.

PHZ120-121-230245-
/O.CON.PHFO.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170223T0400Z/
PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
339 AM HST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...
  HIGHEST ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL.

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.

&&

$$

PHZ110>119-122>124-230245-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170224T0400Z/
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-MAALAEA BAY-BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
339 AM HST WED FEB 22 2017

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

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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.

&&

$$

GIBBS



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