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UPDATE: Marine Warning Issued for Maui County Windward Waters

October 20, 2018, 1:10 PM HST
* Updated October 20, 1:46 PM
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10.20.18, 12:44 PM 

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Special Marine Warning for Maui County Windward Waters until 1:45 p.m.Until 2:45 p.m.

At 1:39 p.m., a strong thunderstorm was located 10 nm north of FAD Buoy FF, or 18 nm northeast of Hāna, moving northeast at 5 knots.

HAZARD: Wind gusts 34 knots or greater and small hail.

SOURCE: Radar indicated.

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IMPAC: Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
suddenly higher waves.

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The strong thunderstorm will remain over mainly open waters.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

Boaters should seek safe harbor immediately until this storm passes. Wind gusts 34 knots or greater, small hail, high waves, dangerous lightning, and heavy rain are possible with this storm.

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Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the open water, stay below deck if possible.

10.20.18, 12:44 PM 

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Special Marine Warning for Maui County Windward Waters until 1:45 p.m.

At 12:43 p.m., a strong thunderstorm was located near FAD Buoy HO, 9 nm northeast of Hāna, moving north at 5 knots.

HAZARD: Wind gusts 34 knots or greater and small hail.

SOURCE: Radar indicated.

IMPACT: Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

The strong thunderstorm will remain over mainly open waters.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the open water, stay below deck if possible.

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