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Small Craft Advisory Issued Through Sept. 29

September 28, 2017, 9:45 AM HST
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Small craft advisory, Graphic by Wendy Osher.

The National Weather Service Honolulu issued an urgent marine weather message at 3:37 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29.

The advisory includes Ma‘alaea Bay, Pailolo Channel, Alenuihaha Channel and leeward and southeast waters of the Big Island.

Winds are expected from the east at 20 to 25 knots. Seas are expected to reach 6 to 8 feet.

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.

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Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

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