Small Craft Advisory Continues for Big Island Waters
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.
Winds: NW winds to 25 knots with higher gusts.
Seas: 7 to 10 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.