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Sunday, January 26th, 11:15am PST
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
10.2 ft 16 sec 313° 6-12 kt 140° 74.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
11.2 ft 16 sec 315° 6-12 kt 150° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
13.1 ft 16 sec 325° 6-12 kt 120° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 80° 76.6 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
12.5 ft 15 sec 314° --- --- 77.2 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
11.8 ft 17 sec 316° --- --- 73.4 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.6 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 76.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.2 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.6 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
7.9 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 77.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 145° --- --- 77.2 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
13.8 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 77.4 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
8.9 ft 17 sec 338° --- --- 76.3 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
13.8 ft 16 sec 330° --- --- 78.6 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
11.2 ft 17 sec 339° 19-25 kt 70° 77.2 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
10.8 ft 16 sec 340° 19-23 kt 70° 77.5 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
6.6 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 81.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
9.2 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 81.1 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
8.2 ft 15 sec 16° --- --- 84.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 13 sec --- --- 83.7 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 
Hilo Buoy 7-day Forecast
Hilo buoy forecast courtesy of CDIP
 
Hilo buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
 Big Island Wind Observations
Upolu AirportE(89°)12-21 kt7:45 am  Sun 1/26
Kamuela Airport--
HakalauSW(223°)4-12 kt7:45 am  Sun 1/26
Puu MaliW(259°)3-7 kt8:00 am  Sun 1/26
Hilo ApWSW(250°)7 kt8:00 am  Sun 1/26
Hilo Hbr NosWSW(249°)2-3 kt8:30 am  Sun 1/26
Puna Geothermal--
Pali 2NNE(17°)9-14 kt8:01 am  Sun 1/26
KealakomoNE(41°)10-15 kt7:44 am  Sun 1/26
KapapalaNNE(14°)3-7 kt7:48 am  Sun 1/26
Nene CabinN(357°)4-7 kt8:23 am  Sun 1/26
Lower KahukuNNE(16°)3-11 kt8:23 am  Sun 1/26
South PointENE(64°)15-20 kt8:00 am  Sun 1/26
Puho CsE(87°)2-4 kt8:22 am  Sun 1/26
Kona Intl ApESE(120°)6 kt8:00 am  Sun 1/26
Kaloko-honokohauE(96°)3-4 kt8:15 am  Sun 1/26
KaupulehuN(1°)5-7 kt8:36 am  Sun 1/26
Puu WaawaaNW(312°)0-3 kt8:37 am  Sun 1/26
PuuanahuluNE(54°)3-17 kt8:37 am  Sun 1/26
Kohala RanchN(359°)4-10 kt8:35 am  Sun 1/26
Puhe CsNE(55°)2-5 kt8:24 am  Sun 1/26
Kawaihae NosSSW(200°)4-5 kt8:18 am  Sun 1/26
AhumoaWSW(247°)2-4 kt8:35 am  Sun 1/26
WaikoloaENE(60°)3-11 kt8:35 am  Sun 1/26
KeaumoSSW(204°)3-8 kt8:34 am  Sun 1/26
Pta Kipuka AlalaE(100°)3-9 kt7:55 am  Sun 1/26
Pta WestSE(125°)13-18 kt7:56 am  Sun 1/26
Pta KeamukuSE(139°)6-10 kt7:50 am  Sun 1/26
Pta Range 17ESE(117°)8-12 kt7:49 am  Sun 1/26

Wind observations courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Kailua Kona, Big Island tide chart


Hilo, Big Island tide chart
Tide chart courtesy of The University of South Carolina
 
Big Island cloud cover
Satellite imagery courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Tropical storms map courtesy of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
 
FZHW50 PHFO 261338 CWFHFO Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Honolulu HI 338 AM HST Sun Jan 26 2020 Hawaiian coastal waters within 40 nautical miles including the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. 338 AM HST Sun Jan 26 2020 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... A ridge of high pressure north of the state will keep trade winds in place through Monday. A passing front north of the area will then shift the ridge over the Hawaiian waters and persist through most of this week. The current large northwest swell will gradually decline through Tuesday followed by a moderate northwest swell on Wednesday.




Big Island Windward Waters- 338 AM HST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 11 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

TUESDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet. Scattered showers.




Big Island Leeward Waters- 338 AM HST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east to 25 knots near South Point. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east 20 knots near South Point. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east to 25 knots near South Point. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east 20 knots near South Point. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east 15 knots near South Point. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east 20 knots near South Point. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east 20 knots near South Point. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east 10 knots near South Point. Wind waves 3 to 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.




Big Island Southeast Waters- 338 AM HST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

TUESDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 to 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Scattered showers.




Coastal waters forecast courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Wetsand Hawaii 7-day forecast
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Hilo 3-day forecast
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Magic Seaweed Banyans 10-day forecast
Honoli'i 10-day forecast
Pohoiki 10-day forecast
Long-range surf forecasts provided by Wetsand, Surfline and Magicseaweed