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Small Craft Advisory

August 14, 2019, 5:38 PM HST
* Updated August 15, 12:43 AM
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9:10 PM HST Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 6 AM HST SATURDAY

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 6 a.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Saturday.

Winds and Seas: East winds from 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet.

Affected Areas: Alenuihaha Channel, Big Island Leeward Waters, Big Island Southeast Waters.

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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.

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