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Tuesday's Weather

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   A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the Big Island. Potential winds speeds up to 39-57 MPH and potential localized flooding rain are possible.
   Hurricane Hector a category 4 with winds of 130 mph.It is around 495 miles to the east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii and moving to the west at 16 mph. The forecast track has it getting close to the state by Wednesday but weakening to a category 2 hurricane by that time.
            
   High surf warning for Big island east shores and high surf advisory for Maui east shores. A hurricane warning is issued for hawiaian offshore waters beyond 40-240 nautical miles. Seas given as significant wave height and today NE winds 10-15 kt N of 24N, NE 15-25 kt elsewhere. Seas 7-11' with scattered thunderstorms.
   Tuesday's forecast seems like the calm before the storm as conditions are relativily behaving itself with winds 10-20 MPH. Surf for the north flat-3' west flat-2', east and south shores 3-5'.

   Also, Hanauma bay remains closed after Ocean Safety responders reported more than 60 jellyfish stings Monday. Workers will reassess conditoins Wednesday morning to decide if it's safe to open.

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