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FZHW61 PHFO 171511
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Hawaiian Waters
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
511 AM HST Wed Jan 17 2018

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts available through NOAA
Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastal forecasts...

.Synopsis... A surface high will build far N of the area through
tonight. This high will move away to the NE later this week. A N to S
oriented surface trough will develop over the W offshore waters this
weekend.
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Hawaiian waters within 40 nautical miles including the channels-

...GALE WARNING STARTING LATER TODAY FOR MAALAEA BAY, THE PAILOLO
AND ALENUIHAHA CHANNELS, AND THE WATERS SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND...

.TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Northeast to east winds increasing to
25 to 35 knots over the windier waters near the Big Island and
Maui County. Northeast to east winds 20 to 30 knots elsewhere.
Wind waves 9 to 14 feet. Northwest swell 8 to 11 feet, and
southeast swell 3 feet. Isolated showers today, becoming scattered
starting tonight.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East winds 20 to 30 knots. Wind
waves 9 to 13 feet. North swell 6 to 7 feet, and southeast swell
4 feet. Scattered showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 to 11
feet. North swell 5 feet, and southeast swell 4 feet. Scattered
showers.
$$
Hawaiian Offshore Waters-

.TODAY...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...E winds 25 to 30 kt, except E
to SE winds 15 to 30 kt NW half Thursday night. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.FRIDAY...W of 160W, E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, E to
SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
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