High Wind Warning, Small Craft Advisory for Big Island
3:34 PM HST Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020: National Weather Service Honolulu
HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM HST SUNDAY
What: Southwest to west winds 45 to 75 mph with localized gusts over 90 mph.
Affected Areas: Big Island Summits.
Impacts: Winds this strong can make driving dangerous and walking difficult. The winds can forcefully open doors and damage the hinges and slam doors shut, possibly causing injuries.
Take the necessary precautions to protect property. Travel to the summit areas should be delayed until winds subside.
3:27 PM HST Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020: NWS
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY
What: North winds 15 to 25 knots and seas 7 to 12 feet expected.
Affected Areas: Big Island Windward Waters and Big Island Leeward Waters.
Impacts: Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.
Additional details: There will be a combination of strong winds, rough wind waves and large swells.
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.