Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
345 PM HST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS... THE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
AND A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE ROUGH
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE NORTHWEST OF THE ISLANDS WILL EXPAND SOUTHEAST WITH AN
ASSOCIATED RIDGE APPROACHING THE ISLANDS BY TUESDAY. A WEAKER FRONT
MAY REACH THE ISLANDS FROM THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
BEFORE STALLING AND DISSIPATING. ANOTHER LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS
EXPECTED LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 14 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 11 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 10 FT...BUILDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 15 TO 17 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 15 TO 17 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 13 TO 15 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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