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Wednesday, July 15th, 6:40pm PDT
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 60° 81.0 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 50° 81.1 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt 70° 78.8 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 90° 80.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
3.6 ft 9 sec 47° --- --- 79.7 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 62° --- --- 80.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 65° --- --- 80.1 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 81° --- --- 80.2 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 171° --- --- 80.8 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.6 ft 10 sec 160° --- --- 80.8 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 77° --- --- 79.9 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 10 sec 165° --- --- 81.1 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
6.6 ft 9 sec 65° --- --- 79.5 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 0-2 kt --- 81.7 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 70° 78.8 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 80° 79.2 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
3.0 ft 5 sec 58° --- --- 85.8 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 86° --- --- 84.9 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 97° --- --- 85.5 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 111° --- --- 84.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
8.5 ft 9 sec 115° --- --- 82.8 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

Hilo, Big Island (CDIP 188)

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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(90°)15-22 kt2:45 pm  Wed 7/15
Kamuela Airport--
HakalauSE(135°)4-13 kt2:45 pm  Wed 7/15
Puu MaliNNE(29°)6-15 kt3:00 pm  Wed 7/15
Hilo ApNNE(20°)10 kt3:00 pm  Wed 7/15
Hilo Hbr NosENE(66°)6-8 kt3:06 pm  Wed 7/15
Puna Geothermal--
Pali 2SW(228°)7-15 kt3:01 pm  Wed 7/15
KealakomoE(83°)18-26 kt2:44 pm  Wed 7/15
KapapalaSE(132°)6-13 kt2:48 pm  Wed 7/15
Nene Cabin--
Lower Kahuku--
South PointE(91°)12-19 kt3:00 pm  Wed 7/15
Puho Cs--
Kona Intl ApSSW(200°)10 kt3:00 pm  Wed 7/15
Kaloko-honokohauSW(227°)6-9 kt3:15 pm  Wed 7/15
KaupulehuWSW(241°)7-16 kt2:36 pm  Wed 7/15
Puu WaawaaNNW(348°)4-10 kt2:37 pm  Wed 7/15
PuuanahuluNW(320°)6-15 kt2:37 pm  Wed 7/15
Kohala RanchW(263°)5-10 kt2:35 pm  Wed 7/15
Puhe Cs--
Kawaihae NosWSW(243°)7-8 kt3:00 pm  Wed 7/15
AhumoaNW(326°)5-11 kt2:35 pm  Wed 7/15
WaikoloaNNE(18°)5-15 kt2:35 pm  Wed 7/15
KeaumoSE(135°)5-12 kt2:34 pm  Wed 7/15
Pta Kipuka AlalaNNW(327°)5-16 kt2:55 pm  Wed 7/15
Pta WestNW(323°)10-17 kt2:56 pm  Wed 7/15
Pta KeamukuNNE(32°)14-21 kt2:50 pm  Wed 7/15
Pta Range 17WNW(294°)10-19 kt2:49 pm  Wed 7/15

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 151929 CWFHFO Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Honolulu HI 929 AM HST Wed Jul 15 2020 Hawaiian coastal waters within 40 nautical miles including the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. 929 AM HST Wed Jul 15 2020 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... High pressure northeast of the area will keep moderate to locally fresh trade winds in place through tonight. A weak disturbance passing northeast of the state will weaken the trades Thursday into Friday. Locally strong trades are expected to return over the weekend.




Big Island Windward Waters- 929 AM HST Wed Jul 15 2020

REST OF TODAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell southeast 3 feet. Isolated showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell southeast 3 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Isolated showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Scattered showers.




Big Island Leeward Waters- 929 AM HST Wed Jul 15 2020

REST OF TODAY
West of the Big Island, winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northwest 10 knots in the afternoon. Near South Point, east winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Swell southeast 3 feet. Isolated showers.

TONIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots west of the Big Island...east 15 knots near South Point. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell southeast 3 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 20 knots becoming north 10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell southeast 3 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West of the Big Island, south winds 10 knots in the evening becoming variable less than 10 knots. Near South Point, east winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY
West of the Big Island, north winds 10 knots in the morning becoming variable less than 10 knots. Near South Point, east winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.

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

SATURDAY
West of the Big Island, northwest winds 10 knots in the morning becoming variable less than 10 knots. Near South Point, east winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 to 7 feet. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
West of the Big Island, winds variable less than 10 knots becoming north 10 knots after midnight. Near South Point, east winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 to 9 feet. Isolated showers.




Big Island Southeast Waters- 929 AM HST Wed Jul 15 2020

REST OF TODAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Swell southeast 3 feet. Isolated showers through the day.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell southeast 3 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Isolated showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Scattered showers through the day.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Isolated showers.

SATURDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Isolated showers.




The NWS is soliciting comments on a proposal to change Small Craft Advisory to Small Craft Warning. This survey will be open through August 31, 2020. http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VZGX6BF
Coastal waters forecast courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
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