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Sunday, January 26th, 10:50am PST
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 160° 74.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 6-12 kt 150° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
12.1 ft 16 sec 321° 8-12 kt 120° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
12.1 ft 17 sec 317° --- --- 77.2 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
12.5 ft 15 sec 314° --- --- 73.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.2 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 348° --- --- 76.5 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
4.9 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
8.5 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 77.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.0 ft 7 sec 157° --- --- 77.2 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
12.5 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 77.4 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
9.5 ft 18 sec 335° --- --- 76.3 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
11.8 ft 16 sec 339° --- --- 78.4 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 19-25 kt 70° 77.2 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 70° 77.5 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 48° --- --- 81.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
9.2 ft 10 sec 73° --- --- 81.1 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
7.5 ft 14 sec 25° --- --- 84.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 344° --- --- 83.7 °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
PrincevilleS(173°)3 kt7:45 am  Sun 1/26
Moloaa DairySE(124°)2-3 kt7:45 am  Sun 1/26
LihueENE(70°)8 kt8:00 am  Sun 1/26
Nawiliwili NosWSW(255°)5-6 kt8:18 am  Sun 1/26
Poipu--
Port Allen--
Makaha RidgeCalm8:11 am  Sun 1/26
ManaNE(56°)2-3 kt8:34 am  Sun 1/26
Barking Sands--
Puu Lua--
Puu OpaeNE(53°)3 kt8:34 am  Sun 1/26
Waimea HeightsNE(36°)1-5 kt8:35 am  Sun 1/26

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
 
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.




Kauai Northwest Waters- 338 AM HST Sun Jan 26 2020

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

TODAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 12 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 8 to 9 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 10 knots becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 8 to 9 feet. Scattered showers.




Kauai 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 3 feet. Northwest swell 11 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers through the night.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 knots in the morning becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 8 to 9 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming south 10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet. Scattered showers.




Kauai Leeward Waters- 338 AM HST Sun Jan 26 2020

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

TODAY
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 11 feet. Isolated showers through the day.

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

MONDAY
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots in the evening becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet in the morning then 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 9 feet. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 8 to 9 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 knots becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 8 feet. Scattered showers.




Kauai Channel- 338 AM HST Sun Jan 26 2020

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

TODAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 11 feet. Isolated showers through the day.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet.

MONDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots in the evening becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet. Isolated showers in the evening.

TUESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 7 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 8 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Northwest swell 8 to 9 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Northwest swell 8 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