Small Craft Advisory Issued for Big Island Waters

April 18, 2019, 7:56 AM HST
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On Thursday, April 18, 2019, the National Weather Service issued a Small Craft Advisory for Big Island Leeward Waters and Big Island Southeast Waters and is now in effect until Sunday, May 21, at 6 p.m.

Winds and Seas: East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet.


A Small Craft Advisory means that wind 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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