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UPDATE: Small Craft Advisory Extended for Maui Waters

September 21, 2017, 3:45 PM HST
* Updated September 22, 7:18 AM
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Small craft advisory, Graphic by Wendy Osher.

UPDATE: Sept. 22, 2017

The small craft advisory has been extended to 6 p.m. this evening.

ORIGINAL POST: Sept. 21, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a Small Craft Advisory for portions of Hawaiian Island waters until 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

Areas affected in include Mā‘alaea Bay, Pailolo Channel, Alenuihaha Channel and leeward and southeast waters around the Big Island.

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Winds are coming from the northeast and east at 20 to 25 knots.

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Seas are 6 to 9 feet high.

A Small Craft Advisory indicates that inexperienced mariners—especially those operating smaller vessels—should avoid navigating in these hazardous conditions.

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