Weather & Warnings

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 2017-11-25T04:00:00

WHHW70 PHFO 230133 MWWHFO URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI 333 PM HST WED NOV 22 2017 ...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS EXPECTED... .STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT WHILE A LARGE NORTH SWELL SPREADS INTO THE AREA. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. PHZ110>122-124-231445- /O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0057.000000T0000Z-171125T0400Z/ KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS- KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS- KAIWI CHANNEL-MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS- MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS-MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL- ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS- BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS- 333 PM HST WED NOV 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY... * WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FEET. * WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. * SEAS...10 TO 15 FEET. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR SEAS 10 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. && $$

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SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
REST OF TODAY
Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. North swell 8 feet. Isolated showers.
TONIGHT
Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. North swell 11 feet. Isolated showers.
THURSDAY
Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. North swell 12 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. North swell 11 feet. Isolated showers.
FRIDAY
Northeast winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. North swell 10 feet decreasing to 8 feet in the afternoon. Isolated showers in the morning.
FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. North swell 7 feet. Isolated showers.
SATURDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. North swell 6 to 7 feet. Scattered showers.
SUNDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. North swell 6 to 8 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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