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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:23pm HST

Wind Advisory

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Effective: Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:23pm to Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:00pm

Alert:
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM SUNDAY FOR PORTIONS OF MOLOKAI MAUI KAHOOLAWE AND THE BIG ISLAND...

.High pressure centered far north of the islands is producing strong trade winds across the windier sections of Maui County and the Big Island.

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...East-northeast winds 20 to 35 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of Molokai, Kahoolawe, Maui and the Big Island.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM HST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong are capable of downing tents or other temporary structures, as well as downing trees and causing power outages.
Notes (optional):

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph and/or frequent gusts to 50 mph or greater are occurring or imminent.

Warning Instruction:
Motorists should use extra caution, especially when driving high profile vehicles.

Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.

If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.

** END NOTIFICATION ***

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Alert Identifier: 12384
  • maui
  • hawaii