Maui News

Small Craft Advisory Issued

October 24, 2017, 4:04 PM HST
* Updated October 25, 10:22 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00
A
A
A

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Small Craft Advisory until 6 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26.

Hazardous boating conditions are expected across most waters due to a building short period north-northwest swell.

The advisory includes Kauai Northwest waters, Kauai Windward waters, Kauai Leeward waters, Kauai Channel, Oahu Windward waters, Kaiwi Channel, Maui County Windward waters and Big Island Windward waters.

North winds are expected to be 5 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.

Southeast winds of 10 to 15 knots will effect Big Island waters.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Seas are expected to be 9 to 15 feet.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or greater are expected to produce conditions hazardous to small craft.

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

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments