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UPDATE: Small Craft Advisory Continues for Big Island Waters

August 2, 2019, 8:01 AM HST
* Updated August 2, 4:31 PM
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Friday, Aug. 2, 2019: National Weather Service in Honolulu

 3:57 PM: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM SATURDAY

Affected areas: Alenuihaha Channel, Big Island windward waters

East winds: 15 to 25 knots, with higher gusts

Seas: 7 to 12 feet

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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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.

4:49 AM HST,  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has continued the Small Craft Advisory for Alenuihaha Channel and Big Island windward waters.

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Winds: East to NE winds 20 to 30 knots, with higher gusts.

Seas: 8 to 12 feet.

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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