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Posted: 18:00 HST 07/29/2013
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As of 7/29/2013 18:00 HST, water levels in the Hawaiian Islands are at or slightly above predicted tide levels with observations between 0 above 0.35ft above predictions.  Winds are generally between 5 and 20 knots with higher gusts at Hilo.  Barometric pressure is falling across the region.

Water Level and Meteorological plots available below are updated automatically.  A line denoting Mean Higher High Water (MHHW) is displayed to provide an approximate indication of when flooding inundation may occur.  Water levelpredictions relative to Mean Lower Low Water are:

Hilo, Hilo Bay, Kuhio Bay, HI: Next predicted high tides are 1.5 ft (0.46 m) at 07/29/2013 19:46 HST and 2.0 ft (0.60 m) at 07/30/2013 11:01 HST.

Kawaihae, HI: Next predicted high tides are 1.1 ft (0.33 m) at 07/29/2013 21:00 HST and 1.8 ft (0.56 m) at 07/30/2013 11:31 HST.

Kahului, Kahului Harbor, HI: Next predicted high tides are 1.5 ft (0.46 m) at 07/29/2013 18:06 HST and 1.8 ft (0.54 m) at 07/30/2013 11:06 HST.

Mokuoloe, HI: Next predicted high tides are 1.7 ft (0.52 m) at 07/30/2013 11:45 HST and 1.9 ft (0.58 m) at 07/31/2013 12:28 HST.

Honolulu, HI: Next predicted high tides are 1.0 ft (0.29 m) at 07/29/2013 21:18 HST and 1.8 ft (0.54 m) at 07/30/2013 11:48 HST.

Nawiliwili, HI: Next predicted high tides are 1.0 ft (0.29 m) at 07/29/2013 20:07 HST and 1.6 ft (0.50 m) at 07/30/2013 11:43 HST.

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Analyst: TKM

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SELECT CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORY INFORMATION:

BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FLOSSIE ADVISORY NUMBER  21
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI   EP062013
500 PM HST MON JUL 29 2013

...FLOSSIE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION JUST NORTH OF MAUI...
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
ALL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
THERE ARE NO WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN
HONOLULU.
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 PM HST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FLOSSIE
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 156.5 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH...30
KM/H.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE ON TUESDAY OVER
THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN ISLANDS.

RAINFALL...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS PRESENTLY OCCURRING OVER
PORTIONS OF THE BIG ISLAND. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT OVER MAUI COUNTY...SPREADING TO OAHU AND
KAUAI LATER TONIGHT. FLOSSIE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER THE BIG ISLAND WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS
UP TO 6 INCHES. OVER THE REST OF THE STATE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
WILL BE 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES. THIS
RAINFALL COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD
SLIDES...ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS.

SURF...DANGEROUS HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT EAST FACING
SHORES. THE SURF WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE TONIGHT ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND. LARGE SURF WILL CONTINUE ON TUESDAY FOR
THE REST OF THE STATE BEFORE SUBSIDING TUESDAY NIGHT. THE LARGE
SURF MAY CAUSE COASTAL ROAD CLOSURES.

FORECASTER BURKE


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Hilo, Hilo Bay, Kuhio Bay, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.68 ft. Predicted: 1.93 ft. Residual: -0.25 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Jan 20 1981, 3.77 ft. above MLLW


Hilo, Hilo Bay, Kuhio Bay, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Barometric Pressure: 1019.5 mb


Kawaihae, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.57 ft. Predicted: 1.71 ft. Residual: -0.14 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Dec 13 2008, 3.38 ft. above MLLW


Kawaihae, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Barometric Pressure: 1016.6 mb


Kahului, Kahului Harbor, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.81 ft. Predicted: 1.73 ft. Residual: 0.08 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Dec 20 1968, 3.48 ft. above MLLW


Kahului, Kahului Harbor, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Barometric Pressure: 1017.2 mb


Mokuoloe, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:24 (HAST)
Wind Speed: 9 knots Gusts: 13 knots Direction: 111° T


Honolulu, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.65 ft. Predicted: 1.61 ft. Residual: 0.04 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Feb 14 1967, 3.39 ft. above MLLW


Honolulu, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Barometric Pressure: 1018.6 mb


Hilo, Hilo Bay, Kuhio Bay, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Wind Speed: 10 knots Gusts: 15 knots Direction: 108° T


Hilo, Hilo Bay, Kuhio Bay, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Water Temperature: 78.3° F Air Temperature: 90.0° F


Kawaihae, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Wind Speed: 12 knots Gusts: 13 knots Direction: 308° T


Kawaihae, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Water Temperature: 82.6° F Air Temperature: 80.8° F


Kahului, Kahului Harbor, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Wind Speed: 6 knots Gusts: 9 knots Direction: 345° T


Mokuoloe, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:24 (HAST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.60 ft. Predicted: 1.62 ft. Residual: -0.02 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Jan 8 1974, 3.58 ft. above MLLW


Mokuoloe, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:24 (HAST)
Barometric Pressure: 1018.7 mb


Honolulu, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:18 (HAST)
Wind Speed: 6 knots Gusts: 13 knots Direction: 87° T


Nawiliwili, HI - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 07/30/2013 10:24 (HAST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.77 ft. Predicted: 1.53 ft. Residual: 0.24 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Sep 11 1992, 4.98 ft. above MLLW