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UPDATE: Small Craft Advisory Cancelled

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3:30 AM HST, Thursday, May 23, 2019, National Weather Service Honolulu HI

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has cancelled the Small Craft Advisory for Big Island waters.

Winds have eased below 25 knots, so the Small Craft Advisory is no longer needed.

3:20 PM HST Tuesday, May 21: National Weather Service Honolulu HI

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Small Craft Advisory for waters surrounding the Big Island, in effect from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday.

Effected areas: Alenuihaha Channel, Big Island windward, leeward and SE waters

Winds: East winds up to 25 knots.

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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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