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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
349 PM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS EXPECTED...

.HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATERS
THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF THIS WEEK...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
PAILOLO AND ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS AND MAALAEA BAY DUE TO STRONG TO
GALE FORCE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

PHZ119>121-201500-
/O.CON.PHFO.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170221T0400Z/
MAALAEA BAY-PAILOLO CHANNEL-ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL-
349 PM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 30 TO 35 KT THROUGH
  MONDAY. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT ACROSS THE CHANNELS. SEAS UP TO 5 FT
  FOR MAALAEA BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
350 PM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI AND MOLOKAI AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF OAHU AND MAUI...

.A COMBINATION OF STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS AND A LARGE
NORTH-NORTHWEST SWELL FILLING IN WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS SURF
ALONG EXPOSED NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES THROUGH MONDAY.

HIZ001>003-007-008-012-013-017-019-020-201500-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-170221T0400Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-
350 PM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY...

* SURF...15 TO 20 FT TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 12 TO 16 FT MONDAY.

* TIMING...PEAKING TONIGHT...GRADUALLY DECLINING MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE...EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES...SHORE
  BREAK...AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS MAKING SWIMMING
  DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BEACHGOERS...SWIMMERS...AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN
BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE CAUTION. KNOW YOUR LIMITS
AND SEEK OCEAN RECREATION AREAS BEST SUITED FOR YOUR ABILITIES.
FOR ALTERNATIVES SEE THE OCEAN SAFETY LINKS ON
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HAWAII/PAGES/WXSAFETY.PHP

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
349 PM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS EXPECTED...

.HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATERS
THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF THIS WEEK...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
PAILOLO AND ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS AND MAALAEA BAY DUE TO STRONG TO
GALE FORCE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

PHZ110>118-122>124-201500-
/O.CON.PHFO.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170221T0400Z/
KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-
KAUAI CHANNEL-OAHU WINDWARD WATERS-OAHU LEEWARD WATERS-
KAIWI CHANNEL-MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD WATERS-
MAUI COUNTY LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
BIG ISLAND LEEWARD WATERS-BIG ISLAND SOUTHEAST WATERS-
349 PM HST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
  TONIGHT...BECOMING EAST MONDAY. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS 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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
345 PM HST Sun Feb 19 2017

...Locally strong trade winds for areas of Maui county and the
Big Island...

.High pressure north of the area will drive strong trade winds
across Maui County and the Big Island through Monday. The strongest
winds will occur over ridge lines and downwind of steep terrain.
Areas most affected will be the higher terrain of Lanai... and
over the Kohala Mountains on the Big Island.

HIZ014>016-025-026-201445-
/O.CON.PHFO.WI.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-170221T0400Z/
Lanai Makai-Lanai Mauka-Kahoolawe-Big Island North and East-
Kohala-
345 PM HST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY...

* TIMING...Through Monday.

* WINDS...Northeast winds 20 to 35 mph...with gusts over 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may break small tree branches and cause
  localized power outages. Driving high profile vehicles may
  become difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph...
or gusts of at least 50 mph... are expected. Motorists should use
extra caution.

&&

$$

Burke

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