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Hawaiian Coastal Waters - (Oahu Leeward Waters/PHZ115) - Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Hawaiian Coastal Waters Issued by the National Weather Service
Small Craft Advisory for Oahu Leeward Waters until 2017-05-24T16:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 231315 MWWHFO URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI 315 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017 ...BREEZY TRADE WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS... .BREEZY TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER LARGE AREAS OF THE HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND WILL PERSIST OVER THE TYPICALLY WINDY AREAS AROUND MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. PHZ112>116-240215- /O.EXT.PHFO.SC.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-170524T1600Z/ KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU WINDWARD WATERS- OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-KAIWI CHANNEL- 315 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST WEDNESDAY... * WINDS...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY INDICATES CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. && $$

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SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
TODAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.
TONIGHT
Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.
WEDNESDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 3 feet. Isolated showers.
THURSDAY
Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North swell 3 feet. Scattered showers.
THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. North swell 3 feet. Swell south 3 feet. Scattered showers.
FRIDAY
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Mixed swell northeast 3 feet and south 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers.
SATURDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming east 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Mixed swell northeast 3 feet and south 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.

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)

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