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.

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

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

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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