Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 272135
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST SAT DEC 27 2014

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.

PHZ105-280400-
1200 PM HST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED FAR NORTH OF THE ISLANDS WILL
MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA THIS WEEKEND WITH HIGH PRESSURE
FOLLOWING RIGHT BEHIND. A WEAK FRONT...FOLLOWING THIS HIGH...WILL
MOVE DOWN THE CHAIN TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM FOLLOWING THE FRONT WILL PASS NORTH OF THE ISLANDS
THURSDAY.

$$

PHZ180-280400-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 PM HST SAT DEC 27 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...AREA N OF 20N...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. REST OF
AREA S OF 20N W OF 155W...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...W TO
NW WINDS TO 15 KT. SEAS ENTIRE AREA...FROM 6 FT S OF BIG ISLAND
RISING TO 12 FT FAR N OF KAUAI.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT S OF ISLANDS TO 12
FT FAR N OF MAUI.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...AREA N OF 23N...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT.
REST OF AREA...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT TO 20 KT S OF 19N.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE IF ISLANDS.
.MONDAY...AREA N OF 21N W OF 160W...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. REST OF
AREA N OF 21N...SE TO S WINDS TO 10 KT. AREA BETWEE 21N AND 19N...
MAINLY E WINDS TO 10 KT. REST OF AREA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...FRONT OVER NW PORTION OF OFFSHORE WATERS MOVING SE. AREA
N OF 20N W OF 157W...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST N OF 24N.
REST OF AREA N OF 20N...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. AREA S OF 20N...E
WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT EXCEPT 9 FT FAR NW PORTION.
.WEDNESDAY...WEAK FRONT FROM 23N152W TO 22N155W. AREA N OF 21N...N
TO NE WINDS TO 15 KT. REST OF AREA...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

$$




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