News

Gale Warning Issued for Big Island Waters

December 16, 2019, 4:14 PM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

3:24 PM HST Monday, Dec. 16, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu

GALE WARNING THROUGH 6 PM HST TUESDAY

What: East winds 25 to 35 knots. Seas building to 10 to 17 feet.

Affected Areas: Big Island Leeward Waters, Alenuihaha Channel, Pailolo Channel, Big Island Southeast Waters and Ma‘alaea Bay.

Impacts: Strong winds and hazardous seas could capsize or damage vessels

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

A gale warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Cancel
Mahalo for Subscribing
×

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments