Small Craft Advisory Māʻalaea Bay, Pailolo and ʻAlenuihāhā
By Wendy Osher
The National Weather Service has issued a small craft advisory until 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013, for Māʻalaea Bay, the Pailolo Channel between Maui and Molokaʻi, the ʻAlenuihāhā Channel between Hawaiʻi and Maui, and Big Island Leeward and southeast waters.
According to the advisory, forecasters expect east winds to be blowing at 25 knots with rough seas of 10 feet.
The NWS advises inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels to avoid navigating in these conditions.