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Small Craft Advisory in Effect for Big Island Waters

September 19, 2019, 3:45 PM HST
* Updated September 20, 6:44 AM
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3:33 PM HST, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR HAWAI‘I ISLAND UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY

Winds: Northeast 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.

Affected Areas: Alenuihaha Channel, Big Island leeward and SE waters.

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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