Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
000
FZHW61 PHFO 021500
OFFN10

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
600 AM HST DON MAY 2 2016

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS AVAILABLE THROUGH NOAA
WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED COASTAL FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS... HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS WILL BRING MODERATE
TO STRONG TRADE WINDS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. THEN...AN
APPROACHING FRONT WILL BRING LIGHT WINDS TO WATERS N AND W OF OAHU AS
EARLY AS WEDNESDAY...LASTING THROUGH THURSDAY. THE FRONT
ENTERS...WEAKENS... DISSIPATES OVER THE WATERS NW OF KAUAI FRIDAY.
THIS WILL ALLOW THE GRADUAL RETURN OF THE TRADES WINDS AS WE HEAD
INTO THE WEEKEND.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
TONIGHT THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI... SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST
3 TO 4 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.TODAY...N OF 20N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. REST OF AREA...E TO NE
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...N OF 20N ...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
REST OF AREA...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...N OF 20N W OF 160W...S WINDS TO
15 KT. REST OF AREA N OF 20N...E WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. REMAINDER OF
AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.