Waterspout spotted off Barbers Point

Image: Eileen Cardona
Image: Eileen Cardona

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Special Marine Warning for Oahu leeward waters until 5:45 p.m.

At 5:18 p.m. weather spotters reported a waterspout near barbers point or about 15 nm west of Honolulu.  This waterspout was nearly stationary.

The National Weather Service says waterspouts tend to form within long cloud lines and are most

likely to form under a large cloud buildup with a dark flat base.

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