Coastal Waters Forecast
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
955 AM HST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN LATER
TODAY AND TONIGHT...WITH STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING AFTER
THE FRONT PASSES. HIGH PRESSURE FAR NORTHWEST OF THE ISLANDS WILL
THEN MOVE SOUTHEAST OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH THE
ASSOCIATED RIDGE MOVING NEAR THE ISLANDS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR BUILDING WINDS AND SEAS...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 KT NEAR
KAUAI LATE IN THE DAY. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 10
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY ALONG THE FRONT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO
8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...EXCEPT UP
TO 15 KT NEAR THE BIG ISLAND. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NORTHWEST
SWELL 14 TO 16 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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