Small Craft Advisory for Big Island Waters
9:23 AM HST Friday, Jan. 17, 2020: National Weather Service Honolulu
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SUNDAY
What: North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast Friday night. Seas building to 8 to 10 feet Friday night.
Affected Areas: Big Island Leeward Waters, Big Island Southeast Waters and the Alenuihaha Channel.
Impacts: Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.
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.