Windward Haleakala Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:49 PM HST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST Monday...

* surf... along east facing shores of Kauai Oahu Molokai Maui and
The Big Island... 8 to 12 feet tonight... and 6 to 9 feet on

* Timing... through 6 PM HST Monday evening.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves... shore
break... and strong currents making swimming dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise
caution. Be prepared for water splashing onto coastal roads along
the east facing shores.

Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:42 PM HST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM HST this evening...

* winds... northeast trades 25 to 35 mph with localized gusts to
50 mph.

The strongest winds are expected over and downwind of the
mountains... as well as in areas where the winds are best
channeled by the terrain. This does not include the cities of
Hilo and Kailua Kona on The Big Island.

* Timing... through 10 PM this evening.

* Impacts... strong winds will make driving hazardous...
especially in high profile vehicles. Small or weakened tree
branches may be knocked down... and unsecured items may be
blown around by the strong winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Residents should bring in or tie down any loose outdoor items.

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.


Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 5:27 PM HST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory in effect until 6 PM HST Monday...
... Gale Warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Small Craft
Advisory... which is in effect until 6 PM HST Monday. The Gale
Warning has been cancelled.

* Winds... E 20 to 30 kt.

* Seas... 10 to 15 feet.

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.