Friday, April20, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Manele, HI

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Sunrise 6:06AMSunset 6:54PM Friday April 20, 2018 10:28 AM HST (20:28 UTC) Moonrise 10:18AMMoonset 11:54PM Illumination 29% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 5 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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PHZ118 Maui County Leeward Waters- 925 Am Hst Fri Apr 20 2018
Rest of today..East winds 20 knots. Wind waves around 7 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Heavy showers likely late this morning, then scattered showers this afternoon.
Tonight..Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves around 5 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers.
Saturday..Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves around 6 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers.
Saturday night..Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves around 6 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers.
Sunday..Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves around 6 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
Sunday night..Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves around 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers after midnight.
Monday..Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves around 7 feet. Northwest swell 3 to 4 feet. Isolated showers.
Tuesday..Northeast winds 15 knots. Wind waves around 7 feet. Northwest swell 3 feet. Isolated showers.
PHZ100 925 Am Hst Fri Apr 20 2018
Synopsis for hawaiian coastal waters.. A high far north of the islands will move east through early next week. A trough aloft will produce locally heavy downpours and a slight chance of Thunderstorms today. A new high will build nw of the area early next week.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Manele, HI
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Fxhw60 phfo 201957
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area forecast discussion
national weather service honolulu hi
957 am hst Fri apr 20 2018

Synopsis
Wet weather and cloudy skies will remain through today with some
partial clearing over kauai and oahu this afternoon. Some showers
may be heavy at times and a slight chance of thunderstorms remains
through today. A typical trade wind pattern will return by
Saturday, with showers favoring windward and mauka areas. High
pressure north of the state will maintain moderate to breezy trade
winds through the weekend, before strengthening to locally windy
levels next week.

Discussion
Wet trade wind weather will continue today with gradual clearing
from west to east across the state through tonight. The wet
trades will linger over windward maui county and the big island
before normal trade wind weather sets in across the state
Saturday. An upper level trough moving across the state has
increased instability, while an old frontal boundary riding the
trades has enhanced low level moisture. The wet weather, along
with the copious amounts of rain in the recent past, warrants
continuation of the flash flood watch through this afternoon.

Mostly cloudy to overcast conditions will prevail this morning
with some clearing over kauai and oahu this afternoon as the upper
trough moves slowly east. These layered mid and high clouds are
bringing a wintry mix of weather to the big island summits, and
a winter storm warning remains through tonight.

Current radar shows diminishing showers pushing into windward
areas of kauai, while showers continue over windward areas of
oahu, maui county and the big island. The forecast calls for
showers diminishing from west to east today with lingering
enhanced moisture over windward maui and the big island into
Saturday.

A surface ridge to the north will maintain moderate to
locally breezy trade winds through the weekend. High pressure
will strengthen Monday bringing trades to locally windy levels
through Wednesday. Overall, a fairly typical trade wind pattern is
expected through the period, with bands of enhanced clouds and
showers pushing through the islands from time to time. Showers
will focus over windward and mauka areas with some showers riding
the strong trades to leeward locations.

Aviation
Vfr conditions prevail at most TAF sites with occasional MVFR
conditions being reported at windward terminals such as phli and
phto in low clouds and shra. Expect these conditions to continue
through the day at phto but improving conditions are likely at
phli.

Airmet sierra is currently posted for mountain obscuration over n
through E sections in low clouds and shra. Conditions may improve
from W to E this afternoon. Airmet tango is currently posted for
low level turbulence S through W of mountain ranges due to breezy
trade winds. Airmet tango is also posted for upper level
turbulence as a strong upper level jet moves over the area.

Airmet zulu is currently posted for moderate rime and ice from
molokai eastward due to a deep layer of moisture. Conditions should
gradually end over maui county later today.

Marine
A surface high north of the area will move northeast through
Saturday, and will continue to produce locally strong trade winds
over hawaiian waters. An upper level trough is keeping winds
weaker than might be expected, will continue the possibility for a
slight chance of thunderstorms with locally heavy downpours today.

A small craft advisory (sca) continues through early Saturday
morning for the strong trade winds in the windier areas near maui
county and the big island. A new high building northwest of the
area will cause the trade winds to strengthen starting this
weekend. The SCA will likely be extended and expanded as this
occurs.

Surf is expected to remain below high surf advisory (hsa)
thresholds along all shores through this weekend. Rough surf will
persist along east facing shores through Sunday night due to the
trade winds, but heights will remain moderate through the weekend.

As trade winds strengthen early next week, surf may approach the hsa
threshold.

A moderate northwest swell is expected to build today. A slightly
larger swell will peak Sunday and another moderate swell is
possible next Thursday.

A series of small swells from the southern hemisphere will maintain
modest surf along south facing shores through this weekend. Lows
in the southern hemisphere may strengthen and shift east enough to
produce some bigger surf along south facing shores by the end of
next week.

See the latest oahu surf discussion (srdhfo) for additional
details on surf and swell.

Hfo watches warnings advisories
Flash flood watch until 6 pm hst this evening for niihau-kauai-
oahu-molokai-lanai-kahoolawe-maui-kona-south big island-big
island north and east-kohala-big island interior.

Winter storm warning until 6 am hst Saturday for big island
summits.

Small craft advisory until 6 am hst Saturday for maalaea bay-
pailolo channel-alenuihaha channel-big island leeward waters-big
island southeast waters.

Morrison... Discussion
burke... Aviation
m ballard... Marine


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
OOUH1 - 1612340 - Honolulu, HI 46 mi40 min ENE 5.1 G 7 75°F 77°F1018.5 hPa
51211 47 mi58 min 77°F4 ft

Wind History for Honolulu, HI
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Lanai City, Lanai Airport, HI35 mi32 minNE 1410.00 miFair74°F66°F76%1018.2 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Kaumalapau, Lanai Island, Hawaii
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Kaumalapau
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Fri -- 02:48 AM HST     0.16 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:05 AM HST     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:17 AM HST     0.74 feet High Tide
Fri -- 10:15 AM HST     Moonrise
Fri -- 12:40 PM HST     -0.06 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:48 PM HST     Sunset
Fri -- 08:25 PM HST     2.11 feet High Tide
Fri -- 11:51 PM HST     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.70.40.20.20.30.40.60.70.70.60.40.1-0-0.10.10.30.71.21.61.92.12.11.91.6

Tide / Current Tables for Kolo, Molokai Island, Hawaii
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Kolo
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Fri -- 02:54 AM HST     0.16 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:05 AM HST     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:29 AM HST     0.51 feet High Tide
Fri -- 10:16 AM HST     Moonrise
Fri -- 12:42 PM HST     -0.02 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:49 PM HST     Sunset
Fri -- 08:33 PM HST     1.85 feet High Tide
Fri -- 11:52 PM HST     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.70.40.20.20.20.30.40.50.50.40.30.10-00.10.30.611.41.71.81.81.71.4

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