Small Craft Advisory Continues for Big Island Waters

April 19, 2019, 8:39 AM HST (Updated April 19, 2019, 8:39 AM)
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319 AM,  Friday, April 19, 2019: NWS MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE

 A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SUNDAY

The advisory is in effect for Alenuihaha Channel, and Big Island leeward and SE waters.

Winds and Seas: East winds 15 to 25 knots with higher gusts, and seas 6 to 9 feet.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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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