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Tuesday, May 23rd, 5:10pm PDT
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.8 ft 8 sec 19-23 kt 60° 77.2 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
10.2 ft 9 sec 19-23 kt 60° 77.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 17-21 kt 60° 76.5 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.9 ft 10 sec --- --- 79.2 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.5 ft 11 sec --- --- 77.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
7.2 ft 8 sec --- --- 79.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
7.5 ft 7 sec --- --- 79.2 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
7.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 78.8 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
7.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 77.9 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 14-16 kt 40° 79.5 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
7.2 ft 7 sec 17-21 kt 60° 78.1 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 19-23 kt 70° 78.3 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
3.0 ft 8 sec --- --- 84.6 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 85.1 °F
Woods Hole Spurs Wave Station
 
6.2 ft 15 sec --- --- ---
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
4.6 ft 9 sec --- --- 84.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
9.2 ft 13 sec --- --- 84.4 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE (NOAA 51001)

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NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO (NOAA 51101)

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NORTHERN HAWAII ONE (NOAA 51000)

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Hanalei, Kauai (CDIP 202)

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WESTERN HAWAII (NOAA 51003)

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Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 
Hanalei buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
 Kauai Wind Observations
Princeville--
Moloaa DairyE(92°)6-18 kt12:45 pm  Tue 5/23
LihueN(5°)15 kt1:00 pm  Tue 5/23
PoipuENE(65°)10-21 kt1:00 pm  Tue 5/23
Port AllenENE(76°)17-29 kt1:00 pm  Tue 5/23
Makaha RidgeE(83°)2-11 kt1:11 pm  Tue 5/23
Mana--
Barking Sands--
Puu LuaE(79°)6-15 kt1:35 pm  Tue 5/23
Puu Opae--
Waimea HeightsE(88°)12-20 kt1:35 pm  Tue 5/23

Wind observations courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Hanalei tide chart


Waimea Bay Kauai tide chart
Tide chart courtesy of The University of South Carolina
 
Kauai cloud cover
Satellite imagery courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Tropical storms map courtesy of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES
INCLUDING THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY. 900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...

HIGH PRESSURE PASSING FAR NORTH OF THE STATE WILL MAINTAIN BREEZY TRADE WINDS THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN TRADE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN DURING THE REST OF THE WEEK.




KAUAI NORTHWEST WATERS-
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 7 FEET. NORTH SWELL 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 7 FEET. NORTH SWELL 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 6 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 5 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 5 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 5 FEET. NORTH SWELL 4 FEET. SWELL SOUTH 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 TO 4 FEET AND SOUTH 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 FEET AND SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.




KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS-
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 7 FEET. NORTH SWELL 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTH SWELL 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 6 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTH SWELL 4 FEET. SWELL SOUTH 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 TO 4 FEET AND SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 FEET AND SOUTH 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.




KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS-
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTH SWELL 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTH SWELL 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 7 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 5 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTH SWELL 4 FEET. SWELL SOUTH 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 TO 4 FEET AND SOUTH 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 FEET AND SOUTH 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.




KAUAI CHANNEL-
900 AM HST TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTH SWELL 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 8 FEET. NORTH SWELL 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 7 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 5 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 4 FEET. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET. SWELL SOUTH 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 FEET AND SOUTH 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 FEET.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 3 FEET AND SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.




Coastal waters forecast courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Wetsand Hawaii 7-day forecast
Surfline Kauai North 3-day forecast
Kauai South 3-day forecast
Magic Seaweed Hanalei Bay 10-day forecast
Long-range surf forecasts provided by Wetsand, Surfline and Magicseaweed