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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST THU MAR 5 2015

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS AVAILABLE THROUGH NOAA
WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED COASTAL FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS... A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN A WEAK TROUGH OVER
THE EASTERN OFFSHORE WATERS AND HIGH PRESSURE FAR TO THE NORTHWEST OF
HAWAII WILL KEEP FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS BLOWING FOR THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. A PERSISTENT UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL KEEP ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SOUTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS FOR THE NEXT FEW
DAYS.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 13 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 13 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 13 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET...
HIGHEST WEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF 17N FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY.
.TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET...HIGHEST WEST. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF
17N FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST HALF...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. NORTHEAST HALF...
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND.
$$



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