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Small Craft Advisory ʻAlenuihāhā Channel

July 15, 2013, 9:35 AM HST
* Updated July 15, 9:37 AM
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Maui water, photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui water, photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

The National Weather Service has issued a small craft advisory until 6 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013, for the ʻAlenuihāhā Channel between Hawaiʻi Island and Maui.

According to the advisory, forecasters expect east winds to be blowing at 20 to 25 knots, and gusts up to 30 knots, with seas of 5 to 9 feet.

The NWS advises inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels to avoid navigating in these conditions.

***Supporting information courtesy National Weather Service.

 

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