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Cloudy, cold with funky but overall lite N to localized NW winds filling up to moderate. High Surf Adv for all N to NE exposures. Small Craft Adv for large open ocean swell of 10'.

BIG PICTURE LINK: 11/20 Monday afternoon. Big dropping North, tiny SW and moderate windswell. Call 596-SURF 7a, 12p, 3p, 5pm

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North Shore:

Down & Holding 13 sec North swell. Side-onshore N-NW winds keep choppy storm surf everywhere. Clockwise from Haleiwa: Surf's chunky 3-5+' (Hawaiian Pro FINAL DAY is ON); Laniakea 5-8+'; Chuns 3-5'+ poor; Pipe-Backdoor-OTW 3-5'; Rocky Pt 4-7'; Sunset 5-8+' in bits & pieces. lousy N winds and weather.
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West:

Down & Holding NNE. Makaha is 3-5' with light-moderate side onshore North winds & fairly cloudy.
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Town:

Down/dropping small 10 sec SW. Surf is mostly 0-1.5' occ 2' or waist high sets. Moderate N to NW winds creating semi bumpy side off. from Kewalos to Courts, Ala Moana to Kaisers. Threes-Pops-Queens mostly 0-1-2' and blue overhead.
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Diamond Head:

Down/dropping small 11 sec SW. Surf is 0-1 barely occ 2' with butteryness thanks to light North winds filling in. Plenty peaky sections with occ SW lines; fairly cloudy.
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Sandy's:

Down & dropping N wrap. Surf's pretty good with light to moderate North winds so nice smooth 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 plenty clouds.
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East Makapu'u:

Down & dropping NNE with tons of swell moving 'round. North winds creating storm surf. Waves are 3-5' mostly lines move in slamming inside. Better later under broken clouds
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Weather

Monday
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Temp
min:
71°F
max: 85°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
18mph N

Tuesday
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Temp
min:
72°F
max: 85°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
13mph NNE

Wednesday
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Temp
min:
73°F
max: 85°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
23mph NE

Thursday
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Temp
min:
74°F
max: 85°F

Chance of Rain

Wind:
28mph NE

Friday
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Temp
min:
72°F
max: 84°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
28mph NE

Range:
10-20mph NNW

Range:
10-20mph NE Trade

Range:
10-20mph NE Trade

Range:
15-30mph NE Trade

Range:
10-25mph NE Trade

North

Monday
11/20
N
Haw: 5-8
Face: 8-14
Dropping
8' 13 sec; stormy, cloudy
Tuesday
11/21
N
Haw: 3-6
Face: 5-10
Dropping
7' 10s
Wednesday
11/22
N
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Rising Later
8' afternoon
Thursday
11/23
N-NW
Haw: 8-12+
Face: 14-20+
Holding
10'14 sec
Friday
11/24
N-NW
Haw: 6-8+
Face: 10-15+
Rising
8' 12s + new 4' 14s NW
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West

Monday
11/20
N
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
Dropping
semi smooth; clear
Tuesday
11/21
N
Haw: 2-3+
Face: 3-5+
Dropping

Wednesday
11/22
N
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Rising Later

Thursday
11/23
N-NW
Haw: 5-8
Face: 8-14
Holding

Friday
11/24
N-NW
Haw: 4-6+
Face: 6-10+
Rising

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South

Monday
11/20
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
Dropping
1.5' 11s; glassy w/ slight wobble; clear
Tuesday
11/21
S-SW
Haw: 0-1.5
Face: 0-2
Dropping

Wednesday
11/22
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Rising
1' 15 sec
Thursday
11/23
S-SW
Haw: 1-2+
Face: 1-3+
Holding
1.3' 14s
Friday
11/24
S-SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
Dropping

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east

Monday
11/20
COMBO
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
Dropping
choppy, mostly cloudy
Tuesday
11/21
ENE+N
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Rising

Wednesday
11/22
ENE+N
Haw: 2-3
Face: 3-5
Dropping

Thursday
11/23
ENE+N
Haw: 3-6+
Face: 5-10+
Rising
N wrap
Friday
11/24
ENE+N
Haw: 2-5
Face: 3-8
Dropping

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Current Swells:

Monday   11/20
Primary: Dropping  N  5-8' surf at 13 sec
Secondary: Holding  E-NE  1-2-3' surf at 8 sec
Third: Dropping Slowly  SW  0-2' surf at 11 sec
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Marine Warnings:

Monday   11/20
High Surf Advry's N to NE shores; Small Craft Advisory for seas of 10'
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Sailing Report:

Monday   11/20
fair with moderate-brisk N to NW winds
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Diving Report:

Monday   11/20
Poor for N & fair for deeper isolated West shore areas; good for South and for poor for Windward/East.

Oahu

SUNSET
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 5-8
Face: 8-14
NNW winds
sloppy and choppy

ROCKY POINT
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
NE Trades moderate
poor
TREND
Pipeline
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 3-5+
Face: 5-9+
NNW winds
disorganized and ugly

HALEIWA
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
North winds
bumpy

MAKAHA
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
North winds
good

ALA MOANA
Monday   11/20
SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
slightly bumpy

Waikiki
Monday   11/20
SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
fair

Diamond Head
Monday   11/20
SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
NNW winds
good

Sandy Beach
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 2-3+
Face: 3-5+
North winds
good

Makapuu
Monday   11/20
ENE+N
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
NNW winds
choppy

Maui

Hookipa
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 5-7
Face: 8-12
NNW winds
poor

Honolua
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
North winds
poor to fair
later
Kihei
Monday   11/20
S
Haw: 0
Face: 0
NNW winds
good

Hana
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 3-6
Face: 5-10
NNW winds
choppy
isolated higher
Lahaina
Monday   11/20
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
fair to good

Kauai

Hanalei
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 4-6+
Face: 6-10+
North winds
disorganized and ugly
solated higher
Majors
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
NNW winds
bumpy
plus' sets Poli Hale,
Poipu
Monday   11/20
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
fair to good

Kapaa
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 3-5+
Face: 5-9+
NNW winds
choppy

Big Island

Hamakua Coast
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 4-6+
Face: 6-10+
NNW winds
disorganized and ugly

Kohala
Monday   11/20
N
Haw: 1-2 occ 3
Face: 2-4 occ 5
NNW winds
slightly bumpy

Kona
Monday   11/20
SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
good

Hilo
Monday   11/20
ENE+NNE
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
NNW winds
choppy
isolated plus' sets
Kau
Monday   11/20
ENE+N
Haw: 4-6+
Face: 6-10+
North winds
good
isolated plus' sets; N + SW: TREND

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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