Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 061607
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
607 AM HST FRI MAY 6 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.

PHZ105-062215-
607 AM HST FRI MAY 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW OFFSHORE WATERS TODAY...THEN
STALL OVER THE E WATERS NEAR THE BIG ISLAND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.
FRESH TO STRONG N WINDS WILL FILL IN BEHIND THE FRONT...THEN
GRADUALLY VEER FROM THE E BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS NW OF THE AREA.

$$

PHZ180-062215-
OFFSHORE WATERS WITHIN 240 NM OF HONOLULU-
607 AM HST FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...FRONT FROM 26N157W TO 19N163W AT 2 PM HST MOVING SE 15
KT. NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N S TO SE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE S OF 20N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT N OF FRONT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...FRONT FROM 24N154W TO 19N159W AT 2 AM HST. N OF
FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...WEAKENING FRONT FROM 23N152W TO
20N154W AT 2 PM HST. N OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.

$$



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