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Small Craft Advisory Continues for Big Island Waters

May 4, 2019, 3:59 PM HST
* Updated May 5, 4:14 PM
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UPDATE: May 4, 2019, 3:45 p.m.: National Weather Service Honolulu HI

Small Craft Advisory for Big Island Windward waters is now in effect until 6 a.m. Monday, May 5, 2019.

ORIGINAL POST: 3:39 PM, Saturday, May 4, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu HI

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SUNDAY for:

Alenuihaha Channel, Big Island windward, leeward and SE waters.

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Winds: NW winds to 25 knots with higher gusts.
Seas: 7 to 10 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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