885  
WHHW50 PHFO 151924  
SMWHFO  
PHZ112-152030-  
/O.NEW.PHFO.MA.W.0125.180415T1924Z-180415T2030Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
924 AM HST SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
KAUAI LEEWARD WATERS...  
 
* UNTIL 1030 AM HST  
 
* AT 924 AM HST, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR SOUTHERN TIP OF NIIHAU, OR 34 NM  
SOUTHWEST OF BARKING SANDS. THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEARLY  
STATIONARY.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND SMALL HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY  
HAZARDOUS SEAS.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SOUTHERN TIP OF NIIHAU.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER, STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2192 16020 2183 16025 2178 16021 2182 16019  
2167 16021 2166 16040 2191 16046  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1924Z 177DEG 4KT 2175 16031  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...<34KTS  
 

 
 
FOSTER  
 
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