Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 292145
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST SUN MAR 29 2015

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.

PHZ105-300400-
1200 PM HST SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A WEAKENING FRONT ABOUT 300 NM NW OF KAUAI IS MOVING INTO THE
NORTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS. TRADE WINDS ARE FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN
ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO MONDAY AS THE FRONT WEAKENS. THE REMNANTS
OF THE FRONT WILL BECOME A TROUGH MONDAY NIGHT THEN DRIFT AND
DISSIPATE OVER THE ISLANDS TUESDAY. ANOTHER TROUGH FORMS W OF
KAUAI THURSDAY.

$$

PHZ180-300400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST SUN MAR 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W OF 157W...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. REST OF AREA E
OF 157W...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REMAINDER OF AREA...E WINDS 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...TROUGH W OF KAUAI. W OF 160W N OF 20N...
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. REST OF AREA...S OF 20N W OF 160W...E WINDS 10
KT. ELSEWHERE OF AREA N OF 20N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
REMAINDER OF AREA...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT HIGHEST S OF
BIG ISLAND.
.TUESDAY...TROUGH OVER CENTRAL ISLANDS. N OF 19N...VARIABLE WINDS 10
TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...TROUGH FORMING W OF 160W. VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT W OF
158W N OF 20N. REST OF AREA N OF 20N...E WINDS TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
REMAINDER OF AREA...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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