Holualoa, HI (96725)

3:13 PM HST on August 29, 2015 (GMT -1000)
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Location: Kailua-Kona, HI
Elevation: 541 ft
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Active Advisory: High Surf Advisory, Tropical Storm Watch () Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 541 ft 19.61 °N, 155.96 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

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86.5 °F
Feels Like 97 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 4.9 mph

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Full, 100% visible
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Heat Index 97 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3.0 out of 12
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METAR PHKO 300053Z 23012KT 10SM SCT050 31/24 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP100 T03110244
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Heat Index 97 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3.0 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PHKO 300053Z 23012KT 10SM SCT050 31/24 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP100 T03110244
The busy hurricane season continues as Hurricane Ignacio may threaten The Big Island Monday. Ignacio is expected to strengthen into a Category 2 hurricane later today, before possibly weakening to a Category 1 storm Monday. The most likely scenario is that storm will pass to the north of Hawaii, there is enough difference is guidance to suggest that residents should prepare for the storm.

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High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 3:20 AM HST on August 29, 2015

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST this
evening...

A high surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST this
evening.

* Surf... along west facing shores... 5 to 8 feet.

* Timing... through today.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves... shore
break... and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers... swimmers... and surfers should heed all advice given
by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Know your
limits... when in doubt... do not go out.





Tropical Storm Watch
Statement as of 12:08 PM HST on August 29, 2015

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

... Precautionary/preparedness actions...
loose objects such as lawn furniture... garbage cans... and other
items should be secured or stored indoors. Have supplies on hand
and be ready for power outages.


... Probability of tropical storm/hurricane conditions...
the chance for hurricane conditions at this time is very small.
Also... the chance for tropical storm conditions at this time
ranges from 24 to 47 percent. This represents a general
steady trend since the last forecast.

... Winds...
there is potential for sustained winds to reach tropical storm
force of 39 mph as early as Monday morning. It is important to
remember that only a small change in the track of Ignacio could
result in higher winds.

... Storm surge and storm tide...
swells generated by Ignacio will begin to arrive along east and
southeast facing shores of The Big Island later today and increase
to 15 to 20 feet on Sunday through Monday. Resultant surf will be
large and potentially life-threatening... especially on The Big
Island later this weekend and early next week. Some coastal
inundation of low lying areas... including but not limited to the
Kapoho area... is expected especially at high tide.

... Inland flooding...
total rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches... with isolated amounts
near 6 inches mainly in areas of higher terrain... are possible in
the watch area.