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645am Obs on Saturday 8/27 Powered by Dukes Oceanfest

Nice weather with light to moderate ENE trades (10-20+ mph). Broken clouds Windward/ Mauka and mostly clear Leeward. Small craft for channels east of Moloka'i.

ENE trade rises, small SSW holds...Call the SNN Hotline 596-SURF 7a, 12, 3, 5p

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North Shore:

Holding on a 7 sec NE and micro 9 sec WNW. Surf is ankle-high for most spot with weak energy. Sunset Pt. to Rocky Pt 0-1/2', Pipe is 0-0', Chuns 0-0', Laniakea 0-1', Haleiwa 0-1/2'. Fairly clean with early light NE trades and a few passing clouds.
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West:

Holding on a 14 sec SSW and tiny background 9 sec WNW. Makaha is 0-1' breaking just beyond the reef and fairly inconsistent. Select focusing reef sections seeing slightly larger sets maxing out at 2'. Glassy early with light trades and blue skies.
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Town:

Holding on the small 14 sec SSW. Surf is 1-2' occ. 3 with long waits between top sets. Surf is mostly waist to chest high with larger sets showing good form from Kewalos to Ala Moana to Kaisers. Threes-Pops-Queens is 1-2' and fun. Clean with light offshore early and clear skies.
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Diamond Head:

Holding on the 14 sec SSW energy. Surf is 1-2' occ. 3' (on the takeoff). Surf is inconsistent with long waits between larger sets. Bumpy side-shore with NE trades filling to moderate (10-20mph) generating decent form from Right Hands, Cliffs to Lighthouse; passing clouds, mostly blue.
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Sandy's:

Holding on the combination of 8 sec ENE trade swell and 14 sec SSW energy. Surf is 1-3' with fun waist to head-high surf from Full Pt - 1/2 point area. 1-2' from Pipe-littles to Middle Peaks-into the Chambers; Semi-bump early with trades filling to moderate and plenty of blue skies.
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East Makapu'u:

Holding on the 8 sec ENE trade swell. Surf is 1-2' occ.+ with consistent chest-high surf from the left side of the bay to the middle, Keiki's side is seeing small but ride-able 1-2'. Light chop early with ENE trades filling through the day and scattered clouds.

Weather

Saturday
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Temp
min:
75°F
max: 87°F

Chance of Rain

Wind:
18mph NE

Sunday
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Temp
min:
76°F
max: 87°F

Chance of Rain

Wind:
18mph ENE

Monday
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Temp
min:
75°F
max: 89°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
18mph ENE

Tuesday
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Temp
min:
75°F
max: 88°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
18mph NE

Wednesday
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Temp
min:
77°F
max: 89°F

Chance of Rain

Wind:
23mph NE

Range:
10-25mph E-NE

Range:
10-25mph E-NE

Range:
10-20mph E-NE

Range:
10-20mph E-NE

Range:
10-20mph E-NE

North

Saturday
08/27
NE
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding
2.5' 7 sec; fairly clean, passing clouds
Sunday
08/28
N
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Rising
afternoon
Monday
08/29
N
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Holding
4' 10 sec
Tuesday
08/30
N-NE
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Rising
3' 10 sec
Wednesday
08/31
N-NE
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Dropping Slowly
2.5' 9 sec
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West

Saturday
08/27
S-SW
Haw: 0-2
Face: 0-3
Holding
1.9' 14 sec; smooth, blue skies
Sunday
08/28
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Dropping

Monday
08/29
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding

Tuesday
08/30
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding

Wednesday
08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding

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South

Saturday
08/27
S-SW
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
Holding
1.9' 14 sec; clean, scattered clouds
Sunday
08/28
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Dropping

Monday
08/29
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
Holding

Tuesday
08/30
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
Holding

Wednesday
08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Dropping

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east

Saturday
08/27
E-NE
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Holding
3.1' 8 sec; light chop, clouds
Sunday
08/28
E-NE
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Holding

Monday
08/29
E-NE
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Rising

Tuesday
08/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
Holding

Wednesday
08/31
N-NE
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Holding
3' 8 sec
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Current Swells:

Saturday   08/27
Primary: Holding  S-SW  1-2+' surf at 14 sec
Secondary: Holding  E-NE  1-2+' surf at 8 sec
Third: Holding  S-SE  1-2' surf at 10 sec
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Marine Warnings:

Saturday   08/27
Small craft for channels later; isolated brown water
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Sailing Report:

Saturday   08/27
Good for all shores with ENE trades fill moderate- fresh
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Diving Report:

Saturday   08/27
Improving but still lingering Brown water run off: Poor-fair for North shore, poor-fair for most south; fair for select west shores, fair for isolated East spots.

Oahu

SUNSET
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
NE Trades moderate
good

ROCKY POINT
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
ENE Trades moderate
smooth

Pipeline
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate
smooth

HALEIWA
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
NE Trades moderate
smooth

MAKAHA
Saturday   08/27
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
NE Trades light-moderate
smooth

ALA MOANA
Saturday   08/27
S-SW
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
ENE Trades moderate
smooth
remnant brown water?
Waikiki
Saturday   08/27
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
ENE Trades moderate
good

Diamond Head
Saturday   08/27
COMBO
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
ENE Trades moderate
fair to good

Sandy Beach
Saturday   08/27
COMBO
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
ENE Trades moderate
fair to good

Makapuu
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Maui

Hookipa
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Honolua
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
good

Kihei
Saturday   08/27
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate
good

Hana
Saturday   08/27
E-NE
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Lahaina
Saturday   08/27
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
ENE Trades light-moderate
good

Kauai

Hanalei
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

Majors
Saturday   08/27
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
ENE Trades moderate
good

Poipu
Saturday   08/27
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
ENE Trades light-moderate
good

Kapaa
Saturday   08/27
E-NE
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
ENE Trades moderate
bumpy

Big Island

Hamakua Coast
Saturday   08/27
NE
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Kohala
Saturday   08/27
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
smooth

Kona
Saturday   08/27
S+SSW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
Trades very light
rainy, stormy

Hilo
Saturday   08/27
E-NE
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Kau
Saturday   08/27
SSW+SSE
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

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

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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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