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Cloudy, High Surf Warning in advance of tonights LARGE NNE swell. High Surf Adv for NE shores today. Small Craft Adv due to NE Trades 10-25mph

BIG PICTURE LINK: 11/20 Monday afternoon. Wednesday: Moderate to high NNE, tiny SSW and moderate windswell. Call 596-SURF 7a, 12p, 3p, 5pm

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North Shore:

Down & dropping 11 sec NNE swell. Light Side-shore NE Trades filling in. Still disorganized direction and a bit bumpy. Clockwise from Haleiwa: chunky 3-5'; Laniakea 4-6+'; Chuns 3-5'; Pipe-Backdoor-OTW 3-5'; Rocky Pt 4-6+'; Sunset 5-7' sweepers. Mostly cloudy.
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West:

Down & dropping NNE swell. Makaha is 2-3' maybe slightly higher with light-moderate offshores NE trades & cloudy with blue parts.
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Town:

Down/dropping tiny SSW. Surf is mostly 0-1.5' maybe occ 2' or waist high sets.. But weak. Moderate NE winds and offshores so far from Kewalos to Courts, Ala Moana to Kaisers. Threes-Pops-Queens mostly 0-1 to almost 2' and slivers of blue overhead.
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Diamond Head:

Down/dropping small 10sec SSW. Surf is 0-1 barely occ 2' with offshore NE trades; fairly cloudy.
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Sandy's:

Down/Holding NNE wrap. Surf's good with light to moderate NE offshores for the 2-3' sets out at Full Pt. to Pipe littles. Much less in the shorebreak to Middle Peaks to Gas Chambers under cloudy skies.
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East Makapu'u:

Down/Holding NNE at 2-4 maybe occ +' with lines slamming inside, focusing Keiki side. Better later under broken clouds.
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Weather

Wednesday
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Temp
min:
73°F
max: 83°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
23mph NE

Thursday
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Temp
min:
74°F
max: 85°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
28mph NE

Friday
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Temp
min:
73°F
max: 84°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
28mph NE

Saturday
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Temp
min:
73°F
max: 84°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
28mph ENE

Sunday
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Temp
min:
74°F
max: 86°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
28mph ENE

Range:
10-20+mph NE Trade
15-30mph tonight
Range:
15-30mph NE Trade

Range:
15-30mph NE Trade

Range:
15-30mph NE to ENE

Range:
15-30mph ENE Trade

North

Wednesday
11/22
N-NE
Haw: 3-6+
Face: 5-10+
Rising early Evening
sectiony, cloudy; 12' surf by 8pm
Thursday
11/23
N-NE
Haw: 12-18
Face: 18-30
Rising
10'14 sec
Friday
11/24
N-NE
Haw: 6-10
Face: 10-18
Dropping
8' 12s + new 4' 14s NW
Saturday
11/25
N-NE
Haw: 3-6+
Face: 5-10+
Holding
6' 11sec
Sunday
11/26
NNW+NNE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Rising
2' 18sec to 6' 16s afternoon=surf 8'
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West

Wednesday
11/22
N
Haw: 2-3
Face: 3-5
Rising early Evening
Smooth offshore; mostly clear; 7' evening
Thursday
11/23
N-NE
Haw: 6-10
Face: 10-18
Rising

Friday
11/24
N-NE
Haw: 4-6+
Face: 6-10+
Dropping

Saturday
11/25
N-NE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Holding

Sunday
11/26
N-NE
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
Holding

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South

Wednesday
11/22
S-SW
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Rising
1.5' 15 sec
Thursday
11/23
S-SW
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Dropping
1.3' 13s
Friday
11/24
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Dropping

Saturday
11/25
S-SW
Haw: 0-2
Face: 0-3
Rising Slow
1' 14 sec 2pm
Sunday
11/26
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Rising
1' 14 sec
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east

Wednesday
11/22
N-NE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Dropping
choppy, mostly cloudyv
Thursday
11/23
ENE+N
Haw: 6-8+
Face: 10-15+
Rising
NNE wrap
Friday
11/24
ENE+N
Haw: 4-8
Face: 6-14
Dropping

Saturday
11/25
ENE+N
Haw: 3-6+
Face: 5-10+
Rising

Sunday
11/26
ENE+NE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Rising

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Current Swells:

Wednesday   11/22
Primary: Dropping  N-NE  3-6' surf at 11 sec.
Secondary: Holding  NE  1-2-3' surf at 8 sec
Third: Dropping  S-SW  0-1 barely 2' surf at 10 sec
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Marine Warnings:

Wednesday   11/22
High Surf Warning in advance of NNE tonight. High Surf Advry's today's NE shores; Small Craft Advisory for seas of 10'
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Sailing Report:

Wednesday   11/22
Fair to good with moderate-isolated brisk NE
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Diving Report:

Wednesday   11/22
Poor for N & fair for deeper isolated West shore areas; good for South and for poor for Windward/East.

Oahu

SUNSET
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 5-7
Face: 8-12
NNE Winds
poor to fair

ROCKY POINT
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 3-6
Face: 5-10
NE Trades moderate
poor to fair

Pipeline
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
NE Trades moderate
poor to fair

Pipeline
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 10-15
Face: 15-25’
NE Trades moderate-strong
poor
TREND
HALEIWA
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
NE Trades moderate
bumpy

MAKAHA
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 2-3+
Face: 3-5+
NE Trades moderate
good

ALA MOANA
Wednesday   11/22
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NE Trades moderate
smooth

Waikiki
Wednesday   11/22
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NE Trades moderate
good

Diamond Head
Wednesday   11/22
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NE Trades moderate
fair

Sandy Beach
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 2-3+
Face: 3-5+
NE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy

Makapuu
Wednesday   11/22
ENE+NNE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
NE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Maui

Hookipa
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 3-5+
Face: 5-9+
NE Trades moderate-fresh
fair

Honolua
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 1-3+
Face: 2-5+
NE Trades moderate-fresh
fair

Kihei
Wednesday   11/22
S
Haw: 0
Face: 0
NE Trades moderate-fresh
good

Hana
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
NE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy
isolated higher
Lahaina
Wednesday   11/22
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
NE Trades moderate
smooth

Kauai

Hanalei
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
NE Trades moderate-fresh
bumpy
solated higher to NE
Majors
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
NE Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good
plus' sets Poli Hale
Poipu
Wednesday   11/22
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NE Trades moderate
smooth

Kapaa
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
NE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy

Big Island

Hamakua Coast
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 4-6+
Face: 6-10+
NE Trades moderate-fresh
rough

Kohala
Wednesday   11/22
N-NE
Haw: 0-2
Face: 0-3
NE Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good

Kona
Wednesday   11/22
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NE Trades moderate
good

Hilo
Wednesday   11/22
ENE+NNE
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
NE Trades moderate-fresh
choppy
isolated plus' sets
Kau
Wednesday   11/22
ENE+NNE
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
NE Trades moderate-fresh
fair to good
isolated plus' sets + SSW

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

INACTIVE.
Get the latest on the tropics at www.hurricanes.gov
The Central Pacific Hurricane Center outlook for the 2017 Central Pacific Hurricane Season calls for 5 to 8 tropical cyclones to either develop or cross into the Central Pacific with a 40% chance for an above-normal season, a 40% chance for a normal season, and a 20% chance for a below-normal season. An average season has 4 to 5 tropical cyclones, which include tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes.
A tropical depression forms when a low-pressure area is accompanied by thunderstorms that produce a circular wind flow with maximum sustained winds below 39 mph. An upgrade to a tropical storm occurs when cyclonic circulation becomes more organized and maximum sustained winds gust between 39 mph and 73 mph. A tropical storm is then upgraded into Category 1 hurricane status as maximum sustained winds increase to between 74 mph and 95 mph. (The highest classification in the scale, Category 5, is reserved for storms with winds exceeding 156 mph).
Tropical cyclones go by many names around the world, and the terminology can get confusing. Once a tropical cyclone strengthens to the point where it has gale-force winds—39 mph or greater—it becomes a tropical storm. A storm that reaches tropical storm strength usually gets its own name to help us quickly identify it in forecasts and warnings. Once a tropical storm begins producing sustained winds of around 75 mph, we call the storm a typhoon in the western Pacific near Asia and a hurricane in the oceans on either side of North America. A “typhoon” and a “hurricane” are the same kind of storm, they just go by different names…it’s only a matter of geography.
NWS criteria for High Surf Advisories & Warnings.
In coordination with civil defense agencies & water safety organizations in Hawai`i, the NWS uses the criteria below for the issuance of High Surf Advisories & Warnings in coordination with civil defense agencies & water safety organizations in Hawai`i.
All surf height observations & forecasts are for the full face surf height, from the trough to the crest of the wave.
Advisory and Warning Criteria Location
Warning North-Facing Shores 15 Feet 25 Feet
West-Facing Shores - Remaining Islands 12 Feet 20 Feet
West-Facing Shores - Big Island 8 Feet 12 Feet
South-Facing Shores 8 Feet 15 Feet
East-Facing Shores 8 Feet 15 Feet
'Travel Time' Buoy 51101 to Waimea Buoy. Distance: 269 nautical miles (~310 miles). Angle: 307 deg
Wave Wave Wave Depth Wave Direction (deg)----------
Period Length Speed Shallow 295, 305, 315, 325, 335, 345, 355
(s) (ft) (nm/h) (ft) Travel Time (hours)----------
10sec. 512. 15. 256. 17.3, 17.7, 17.6, 16.9, 15.7, 14.0, 11.9
12sec. 737. 18. 369. 14.5, 14.8, 14.6, 14.0, 13.0, 11.6, 9.9
14sec. 1003. 21. 502. 12.4, 12.7, 12.5, 12.0, 11.2, 10.0, 8.5
16sec. 1310. 24. 655. 10.8, ,1 1.1, 11.0, 10.5, 9.8, 8.7, 7.4
18sec. 1658. 27. 829. 9.6, 9.8, 9.8, 9.4, 8.7, 7.8, 6.6
20sec. 2047. 30. 1024. 8.7 8.9 8.8 8.4 7.8 7.0 5.9
22sec. 2477. 33. 1239. 7.9 8.1 8.0 7.7 7.1 6.3 5.4
24sec. 2948. 36. 1474. 7.2 7.4 7.3 7.0 6.5 5.8 4.9

Tropical Storms - wind 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)
Please visit the Central Pacific Hurricane Center website at www.weather.gov/cphc for the most recent bulletins.
ENSO is a single climate phenomenon, it has three states or phases. The two opposite phases, “El Niño” and “La Niña,” require certain changes in both the ocean and the atmosphere because ENSO is a coupled climate phenomenon. “Neutral” is in the middle of the continuum. The MJO (Madden-Julian Oscillation) is an eastward moving disturbance of clouds, rainfall, winds, and pressure that traverses the planet in the tropics and returns to its initial starting point in 30 to 60 days, on average, unlike ENSO which is stationary. In a nutshell, more active means more surf.
Kelvin wave (A Kelvin wave is a wave in the ocean or atmosphere that balances the Earth's Coriolis force against a topographic boundary such as a coastline, or a waveguide such as the equator. A feature of a Kelvin wave is that it is non-dispersive, i.e., the phase speed of the wave crests is equal to the group speed of the wave energy for all frequencies. This means that it retains its shape as it moves in the alongshore direction over time.)

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