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Clear leeward. Cloudy up North. Crisp cool morning with funky N-NW winds up to moderate. High Surf Warnings for all N to NE exposures. High Surf Adv for adjacent shores. Small Craft Adv for large open ocean swell of 10'.

BIG PICTURE LINK: Sunday Morning 11/19. BIG NNE is Way up and rising FAST + tiny SW fades. Call 596-SURF (7am, Noon, 3 updates & 5p recap/trend).

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North Shore:

Way Up & Rising Fast on the BIG 14 sec NNE. Side-onshore N-NW winds making for choppy storm surf. Clockwise from Haleiwa: Surf's chunky 4-6' (Hawaiian Pro is ON); Laniakea ludicrous 6-10' peaking at near 15' outside reef by noon; no crowds! LOL ; Chuns 4-7' closed out already; Pipe-Backdoor-OTW 5-7; Rocky Pt 6-10' & bigger outside; Sunset 8-12' in bits & pieces. N-NW winds filling 10-20mph under sketchy skies.
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West:

Way Up & Rising Fast on the BIG 14 sec NNE. Makaha is 3-5' with bigger sets soon peaking 8' midday-afternoon and light-moderate side onshore North-NW winds & fairly clear.
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Town:

Down/dropping small 11 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 1-2' with semi bumpy light North-NW side to onshore winds filling in. Plenty peaky sections with occ SW lines; fairly clear.
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Sandy's:

Up & Rising 14sec NNE + trace SW + 8 sec windswell. Surf's pretty good with NNW winds side-offshore. 2-3+' sets out at Full Pt. to Pipe littles. Watch for 6' midday-afternoon ish. 2-3' plus from Middle Peaks-Gas Chambers with moderate N-NW winds filling in & scattered clouds.
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East Makapu'u:

Way up and rising BIG NNE with tons of swell moving 'round. North-NW winds creating storm surf. Waves are 3-6' mostly but should peak easy 8' later from the outside left-middle-Keiki's; broken clouds
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Weather

Sunday
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Temp
min:
70°F
max: 85°F

Clear

Wind:
18mph N

Monday
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Temp
min:
70°F
max: 85°F

Partly Cloudy

Wind:
13mph 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

Clear

Wind:
18mph NNE

Thursday
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Temp
min:
73°F
max: 84°F

Chance of Rain

Wind:
28mph NE

Range:
10-20+mph NNW winds

Range:
10-20+mph NNW

Range:
10-20mph NE Trade

Range:
10-20mph NE Trade

Range:
15-30mph NE Trade

North

Sunday
11/19
N
Haw: 6-10
Face: 10-18
Rising Fast
NW buoy 10' 14s; surf almost 15' by 2pm
Monday
11/20
N
Haw: 8-10+
Face: 12-18+
Dropping
10' 12 sec
Tuesday
11/21
N
Haw: 4-6
Face: 6-10
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
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West

Sunday
11/19
N-NW
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
Rising Fast
semi smooth; clear; near 10' midday-afternoon
Monday
11/20
N-NW
Haw: 5-7
Face: 8-12
Dropping

Tuesday
11/21
N-NW
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
Dropping

Wednesday
11/22
N-NW
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
Rising Later

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

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South

Sunday
11/19
SW
Haw: 1-2 occ +
Face: 1-3 occ +
Dropping
1.5' 12s; slightly bumpy & clear
Monday
11/20
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
Dropping
1.5' 11s
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
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east

Sunday
11/19
NNW+NNE
Haw: 3-5+
Face: 5-9+
Rising
storm surf, rising near 8'
Monday
11/20
COMBO
Haw: 3-6
Face: 5-10
Dropping
Trade+ 6' N wrap
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
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Current Swells:

Sunday   11/19
Primary: Rising Early  N  6-10' surf at 14 sec peaking near 15' outside reefs
Secondary: Holding  E-NE  1-2-3' surf at 8 sec
Third: Dropping Slowly  SW  1-2' surf at 12 sec
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Marine Warnings:

Sunday   11/19
High Surf Warnings NNE shores, High surf adv for adjacent shores; Small Craft Advisory for seas of 10'
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Sailing Report:

Sunday   11/19
Cold Front: fair with moderate-brisk N to NW winds
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Diving Report:

Sunday   11/19
Poor for N & West shore; fair to good for South weather pending and for poor for Windward/East.

Oahu

SUNSET
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 6-10
Face: 10-18
NNW winds
sloppy and choppy
12' + outside later
ROCKY POINT
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 6-10
Face: 10-18
NNW winds
poor
12' ++ later
Pipeline
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 4-8
Face: 6-14
NNW winds
disorganized and ugly
12' outside later
HALEIWA
Sunday   11/19
N-NE
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
NE Trades light-moderate
bumpy

MAKAHA
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
NNW winds
slightly bumpy
8' later
ALA MOANA
Sunday   11/19
SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
slightly bumpy

Waikiki
Sunday   11/19
SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
fair

Diamond Head
Sunday   11/19
SW
Haw: 1-2
Face: 1-3
NNW winds
fair to good

Sandy Beach
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 2-4
Face: 3-7
Trades very light
good
N to hit 6' later
Makapuu
Sunday   11/19
ENE+N
Haw: 3-5+
Face: 5-9+
NNW winds
choppy
8' later

Maui

Hookipa
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 5-7
Face: 8-12
NNW winds
poor
12' later
Honolua
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 2-4+
Face: 3-7+
North winds
fair
5-8' later
Kihei
Sunday   11/19
S
Haw: 0
Face: 0
NNW winds
fair to good

Hana
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 4-8
Face: 6-14
NNW winds
choppy
isolated higher
Lahaina
Sunday   11/19
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
fair to good

Kauai

Hanalei
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 8-10
Face: 12-18
Trades very light
disorganized and ugly
12' later; isolated higher
Majors
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 5-7
Face: 8-12
NNW winds
bumpy
near 10' later; plus' sets Poli Hale,
Poipu
Sunday   11/19
S-SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
fair to good

Kapaa
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 3-6+
Face: 5-10+
NNW winds
choppy
5-8' plus

Big Island

Hamakua Coast
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 4-6+
Face: 6-10+
NNW winds
disorganized and ugly
near 10' later
Kohala
Sunday   11/19
N
Haw: 1-3
Face: 2-5
NNW winds
rainy, stormy
isolated plus' sets
Kona
Sunday   11/19
SW
Haw: 1 occ 2
Face: 1-2 occ 3
NNW winds
good

Hilo
Sunday   11/19
ENE+NNE
Haw: 3-5
Face: 5-9
NNW winds
choppy
isolated plus' sets
Kau
Sunday   11/19
ENE+N
Haw: 3-5+
Face: 5-9+
North winds
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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