Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 112148
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST THU FEB 11 2016

HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS BEYOND 40 NAUTICAL MILES OUT TO 240
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE PORTION OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA
MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT EAST OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT
OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN
TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PHZ105-120400-
1200 PM HST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS....
A SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE NRN OFFSHORE WATERS WILL REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY THROUGH SATURDAY...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY AS
A FRONT ENTERS THE NW WATERS. THE FRONT WILL TRANSITION TO A SHEAR
LINE ON MONDAY AS IT MOVES SE 10 KT OVER THE NW WATERS.

$$

PHZ180-120400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST THU FEB 11 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 24N...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. S OF
19N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
23N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT TONIGHT...
AND 7 TO 12 FT FRIDAY. HIGHEST SEAS E AND SE WATERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...N OF 23N...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. S OF
23N...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...
HIGHEST S.
.SATURDAY...E OF 159W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST S. W
OF 159W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUNDAY...FRONT ENTERING FAR NW WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS
20 KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. S OF 23N...E TO SE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MONDAY...SHEAR LINE FROM 25N156W TO 20N164W. NW OF SHEAR LINE... NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. SE OF SHEAR LINE...NE TO E
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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