Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
320 PM HST TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF
THE STATE WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT EAST...MAINTAINING MODERATE TO
FRESH TRADE WINDS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
AREA...WEAKENING AND VEERING WINDS TO THE SOUTHEAST BY THURSDAY.
THE FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE STATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY BEFORE
STALLING OVER THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE STATE SUNDAY. ANOTHER
HIGH WILL FILL IN BEHIND THE FRONT.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE TYPICALLY WINDIER AREAS...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI AND
OAHU....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 3 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND THE BIG
ISLAND...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL
SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AROUND KAUAI... NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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