Big Island North and East Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 3:39 AM HST Jan. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST

* winds and seas... east winds 20 to 30 knots today. Seas building
to 10 to 13 feet later today and tonight... mainly in west-
northwest swell.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
and/or seas 10 feet or greater are expected to produce conditions
hazardous to small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially
those operating smaller vessels... should avoid navigating in
these conditions.