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Small Craft Advisory Extended for Big Island Waters

August 21, 2019, 5:28 PM HST
* Updated August 22, 6:41 AM
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3:40 AM HST, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY

Affected areas include Alenuihaha Channel and Big Island leeward and SE waters.

Winds: East to NE winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas: 6 to 9 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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3:30 PM HST Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu

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SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY

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

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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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