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645am Obs on Tuesday 8/30 Powered by JJ Dolans

Fairly clear Leeward (for now , but weather coming this afternoon) Early light NE trades filling to fresh 15-25mph. Small craft advisory and Madeline Hurricane Watch for Big Is.

ENE trade swell increases,Small SSW fades. Call the SNN Hotline 596-SURF 7a, 12, 3, 5p

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North Shore:

Holding the mix of small 8 sec NE trade swell wrap. Sunset Pt. to Rocky Pt 0-1.5', Pipe is 0-1/2', Chuns 0-1/2', Laniakea 0-1..5' maybe some 2' sets. Haleiwa 0-1/2'. Smooth with light NE trades filling to fresh and partly sunny.
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West:

Down and dropping on the 11 sec SSW. Makaha is 0-1' behind the reef. Top west reefs seeing slightly larger surf. Smooth early with light NE trades and mostly clear, with great diving.
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Town:

Down and holding on the tiny 11 sec SSW. Surf is 1-2' from Kewalos to Ala Moana to Kaisers. Threes-Pops-Queens is 1-2' and good form. Smooth offshores and scattered clouds.
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Diamond Head:

Down and holding on the mix of 11 sec SSW and SE trade swell wrap . Surf is 1-2' mainly. Early moderate NE trades (10-20 mph incrs to 25mph later) causing side-offshores & segmented surf from Right Hands, Cliffs to Lighthouse; scattered-broken clouds.
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Sandy's:

Holding the 8 sec NE trade swell but up later (Madeline) and down on the South. Surf is 1-2 maybe the rare 2.5' set from Full Pt - 1/2 point area. 1-2' from Pipe-little's to Middle Peaks-into the Chambers; decent side off with scattered-broken clouds.
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East Makapu'u:

Holding on the 8 sec NE trade swell & building later (Madeline) . Surf is 1-2' with 3' sets from the left side of the bay to the middle, Keiki's side is slightly smaller surf in the 2' maybe 2.5' range. Choppy early with 10-20 ENE trades filling to fresh and broken clouds.

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:
10-25mph NE
Small craft
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

North

Tuesday
08/30
NE
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Rising Later
5' 8 sec; smooth, fairly cloudy
Wednesday
08/31
NE
Haw: 0-2
Face: 0-3
Rising
4' 10 sec
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+
Holding
2' 16 sec
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West

Tuesday
08/30
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding
smooth, clear
Wednesday
08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Holding

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

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South

Tuesday
08/30
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Holding
1.5' 11 sec; smooth, mostly clear
Wednesday
08/31
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Dropping

Thursday
09/01
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Holding
1' 11 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

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east

Tuesday
08/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
Holding
5' 8 sec; onshore chop
Wednesday
08/31
E
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
Rising
4' 13 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
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Current Swells:

Tuesday   08/30
Primary: Holding  E-NE  1-3' surf at 8 sec
Secondary: Holding  S-SW  1-2' surf at 11 sec
Third: Expected  W-NW  FRIDAY 2' surf at 18 sec
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Marine Warnings:

Tuesday   08/30
Small craft Adv for channel east of Moloka'i
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Sailing Report:

Tuesday   08/30
Good for all shores with ENE trades fill moderate- fresh (10-25mph)
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Diving Report:

Tuesday   08/30
Fair-good for select north, very good for West shores. Fair-good for select South shores, fair for select East.

Oahu

SUNSET
Tuesday   08/30
NE
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
NE Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

ROCKY POINT
Tuesday   08/30
NW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
ENE Trades moderate
fair to good

Pipeline
Tuesday   08/30
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
Trades moderate-fresh
diving , paddling and fishin'

HALEIWA
Tuesday   08/30
NE
Haw: 0-1/2
Face: 0-1
NE Trades moderate
good

MAKAHA
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
ENE Trades moderate
smooth

ALA MOANA
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
ENE Trades moderate
smooth

Waikiki
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
NE Trades light-moderate
good

Diamond Head
Tuesday   08/30
COMBO
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
ENE Trades moderate
fair

Sandy Beach
Tuesday   08/30
COMBO
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
ENE Trades moderate
fair to good

Makapuu
Tuesday   08/30
E-NE
Haw: 2-3
Face: 3-5
Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Maui

Hookipa
Tuesday   08/30
NE
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Honolua
Tuesday   08/30
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
good

Kihei
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate
good

Hana
Tuesday   08/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3 occ +
Face: 2-5 occ +
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Lahaina
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
ENE Trades light-moderate
good

Kauai

Hanalei
Tuesday   08/30
NE
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
diving , paddling and fishin'

Majors
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 0-1
Face: 0-1.5
ENE Trades moderate
good

Poipu
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
ENE Trades light-moderate
good

Kapaa
Tuesday   08/30
E-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
ENE Trades moderate
choppy

Big Island

Hamakua Coast
Tuesday   08/30
NE
Haw: 2-3+
Face: 3-5+
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Kohala
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
smooth

Kona
Tuesday   08/30
S-SW
Haw: 0
Face: 0
Trades light-moderate
smooth

Hilo
Tuesday   08/30
E-NE
Haw: 2-3+
Face: 3-5+
ENE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Kau
Tuesday   08/30
COMBO
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
Trades moderate-fresh
fair

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
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 likely to impact the island's wind/weather. Strong trades and heavy rain....

Hurricane Madeline Advisory Number 016
500 AM HST TUE AUG 30 2016
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ABOUT 445 MI... E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 635 MI... E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
Maximum sustained winds: 120 MPH...
Present movement: W or 280 degrees AT 10 MPH...
Minimum central pressure: 958 MB...28.29 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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