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Wednesday outlook 8/31 Powered by Surfer, the Bar

Fairly clear Leeward (for now , but weather coming this afternoon). Moderate NE trades filling to strong 15-30+mph. High East Surf and Small craft advisory and Madeline Hurricane Watch for Big Is.

High Surf Advsry for all Windward reefs and beaches. ENE trade swell increases all day. Small SSW fades. Call the SNN Hotline 596-SURF 7a, 12, 3, 5p

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North Shore:

Up and rising late on the 12 sec Madeline NE swell. Sunset Pt. to Rocky Pt 0-2', Pipe is 0-1/2', Chuns 0-1/2', Laniakea 1-2+' maybe some 3' sets later. Haleiwa 0-1/2'. Sideshores increase along with NE trades filling to strong and mostly cloudy.
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West:

Down and dropping on the 10 sec SSW. Makaha is 0-1' behind the reef. Top west reefs seeing slightly larger surf. Smooth early with moderate to fresh NE trades and sketchy weather next 24 hours or more.
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Town:

Down and holding on the tiny 10 sec SSW. Surf is 0-1 barely occ 2' from Kewalos to Ala Moana to Kaisers. Threes-Pops-Queens is 0-1-barely occ 2' and weak with brisk offshores most the day and clouds.
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Diamond Head:

Down and holding on the mix of 10 sec SSW and SE trade swell wrap . Surf is 1-2' and weak. Early moderate NE trades (10-25 mph incrs to 30mph later) causing side-offshores & segmented surf from Right Hands, Cliffs to Lighthouse; cloudy.
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Sandy's:

Up & rising on the 12 sec ENE Madeline event and down on the South. Surf is 1-3 maybe the higher set later from Full Pt - 1/2 point area. 1-3' from Pipe-little's to Middle Peaks-into the Chambers; up to strong gusty side off bump & cloudy.
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East Makapu'u:

Up & rising on the 12 sec ENE Madeline swell. Surf is 2-4' with 5' sets likely from the outside left side of the bay to the middle, Keiki's side is slightly smaller surf in the 2-3+' range. Very Choppy early with 15-30 NE trades filling and cloudy.

Weather

Tuesday
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Temp
min:
78°F
max: 89°F

Chance of Rain

Wind:
18mph NE

Wednesday
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Temp
min:
79°F
max: 91°F

Chance of Rain

Wind:
28mph ENE

Thursday
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Temp
min:
78°F
max: 91°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
28mph ENE

Friday
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Temp
min:
78°F
max: 91°F

Mostly Cloudy

Wind:
23mph ENE

Saturday
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Temp
min:
78°F
max: 91°F

Chance of Rain

Wind:
23mph NE

Range:
15-30mph NE
Small craft
Range:
15-35mph NE
Tropical Storm Advsrys
Range:
10-25mph NE
Small craft
Range:
10-20+mph E-NE

Range:
5-10mph S-SW

North

Wednesday
08/31
NE
Haw: 0-2
Face: 0-3
Rising
4' 12 sec; smooth, cloudy
Thursday
09/01
NE
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Rising
9' 10 sec
Friday
09/02
W-NW
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Rising
1.5' 18-20 sec
Saturday
09/03
W-NW
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Rising
2' 16 sec + sizeable NE
Sunday
09/04
NE
Haw: 2-3+
Face: 3-5+
Rising
1.5' 15 sec WNW; warning level NE (5' country)
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West

Wednesday
08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding
smooth, clear early
Thursday
09/01
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding

Friday
09/02
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding

Saturday
09/03
W-NW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Holding

Sunday
09/04
NW SSW
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Rising

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South

Wednesday
08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-2
Face: 0-3
Dropping
1.5' 10 sec; smooth, mostly clear for now
Thursday
09/01
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Holding
1' 10 sec
Friday
09/02
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Holding

Saturday
09/03
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Holding

Sunday
09/04
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Rising Later
1' 20 sec eve
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east

Wednesday
08/31
E
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
Rising
5' 12 sec
Thursday
09/01
E
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
Rising
5' 14 sec
Friday
09/02
E
Haw: 3-6
Face: 5-10
Holding

Saturday
09/03
E
Haw: 6-8+
Face: 10-15+
Rising
Warnings: 8' 12 sec
Sunday
09/04
E
Haw: 3-5+
Face: 5-9+
Holding
Advsry's
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Current Swells:

Wednesday   08/31
Primary: Rising  E  2-4'+ surf at 13 sec
Secondary: Holding  S-SW  Barely 2' surf at 10 sec
Third: Expected  W-NW  FRIDAY 2' surf at 18 sec
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Marine Warnings:

Wednesday   08/31
Warnings for East shores of Big is. and High Surf Advry for East shores + Small craft Adv for all waters
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Sailing Report:

Wednesday   08/31
Good for experienced for all shores with ENE trades fill moderate- strong 15-30mph
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Diving Report:

Wednesday   08/31
Poor to fair for select north, good for West shores. Fair-good for select South shores, poor for East.

Oahu

SUNSET
Wednesday   08/31
NE
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
Trades moderate-strong
fair

ROCKY POINT
Wednesday   08/31
COMBO
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
Trades moderate-strong
fair

Pipeline
Wednesday   08/31
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
Trades moderate-strong
diving , paddling and fishin'

HALEIWA
Wednesday   08/31
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
Trades moderate-strong
fair

MAKAHA
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

ALA MOANA
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

Waikiki
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

Diamond Head
Wednesday   08/31
COMBO
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Trades moderate-strong
choppy

Sandy Beach
Wednesday   08/31
COMBO
Haw: 1-3 occ +
Face: 2-5 occ +
ENE Trades moderate-strong
bumpy

Makapuu
Wednesday   08/31
E-NE
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
Trades moderate-strong
choppy

Maui

Hookipa
Wednesday   08/31
NE
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Trades moderate-strong
bumpy

Honolua
Wednesday   08/31
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
Trades moderate-strong
fair

Kihei
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
Trades moderate-strong
fair

Hana
Wednesday   08/31
E-NE
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
Trades moderate-strong
choppy

Lahaina
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

Kauai

Hanalei
Wednesday   08/31
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
Trades moderate-strong
fair

Majors
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

Poipu
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

Kapaa
Wednesday   08/31
E-NE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Trades moderate-strong
choppy

Big Island

Hamakua Coast
Wednesday   08/31
NE
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
Trades strong
choppy

Kohala
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
Trades moderate-strong
stormy

Kona
Wednesday   08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
Trades moderate-fresh
smooth

Hilo
Wednesday   08/31
E-NE
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
Trades fresh-strong
choppy

Kau
Wednesday   08/31
COMBO
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Trades moderate-strong
choppy

Weather

Surf Advisory and Warning Criteria
Location/shoreline Advisory Warning
North-Facing Shores- 15 Feet faces (8' Local) 25 Feet faces (15' local)
West-Facing Shores - 12 Feet (7' local) 20 Feet (12' local)
West-Facing- Big Is.- 8 Feet (4'+ local) 12 Feet (7' local)
South-Facing Shores- 8 Feet (4'+ local) 15 Feet (8' local)
East-Facing Shores- 8 Feet (4'+ local) 15 Feet (8' local)

Big Picture

BIG PICTURE

Madeline remains category 1 hurricane now 200 miles from Hilo

Major Hurricanes Madeline and Lester taking a westerly track to Hawaii and both set up E swell.

Madeline is first in line and will create big ENE swell from it around mid week. Lester expected Friday into the weekend.

Both tropical cyclones to impact the island's waves/wind/weather. Strong trades and heavy rain and Warning level surf this weekend....

Advisory Number 20A
200 AM HST WED AUG 31 2016
SUMMARY
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Location:
ABOUT 200 MI... E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 410 MI... ESE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
Maximum sustained winds: 90 MPH...
Present movement: W or 260 degrees AT 12 MPH...
Minimum central pressure: 980 MB...28.94 INCHES

LINKS GO HERE....http://www.prh.noaa.gov/cphc/tc_graphics/2016/graphics/EP142016W.gif


















Surf Advisory and Warning Criteria
Location/shoreline Advisory Warning
North-Facing Shores- 15 Feet faces (8' Local) 25 Feet faces (15' local)
West-Facing Shores - 12 Feet (7' local) 20 Feet (12' local)
West-Facing- Big Is. - 8 Feet (4'+ local) 12 Feet (7' local)
East-Facing Shores- 8 Feet (4+ local) 15 Feet (8’ local)

Tropical Storm - winds 39-73 mph (34-63 kt)
Category 1 - winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt)
Category 2 - winds 96-110 mph (83-95 kt)
Category 3 - winds 111-130 mph (96-113 kt)
Category 4 - winds 131-155 mph (114-135 kt)
Category 5 - winds 156 mph and up (135+ kt)


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