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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST FRI APR 28 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS... A COMPLEX WEATHER PATTERN WILL AFFECT THE OFFSHORE
WATERS THROUGH MUCH OF THE PERIOD. A FRONT REACHING THE FAR WESTERN
OFFSHORE WATERS TONIGHT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST THROUGH
FRIDAY...BEFORE STALLING OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS SATURDAY. AN UPPER
LEVEL LOW AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE FEATURE WILL MOVE SOUTH OVER THE
NORTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS LATE SATURDAY...AND CONTINUE TO BRING
UNSETTLED WEATHER THROUGH TUESDAY.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WESTERN HALF.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 KT NEAR KAUAI
AND OAHU...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE.
SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AROUND
KAUAI AND OAHU...VARIABLE TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7
FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AND SOUTH SWELL 3 FT. HAZE.
SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.REST OF TONIGHT...FRONT FAR NW WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 19S AND E OF 158W...SE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT...BUILDING FAR NW WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...W
HALF.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...FRONT NW WATERS MOVING OVER KAUAI AND
OAHU. NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. S OF 19S...E WINDS 10 TO 15
KT. N OF 19N AND E OF 156W...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW
WATERS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...FRONT OVER CENTRAL WATERS. NW OF FRONT...N WINDS 15 TO
25 KT. E OF 155W...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE WINDS TO
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
$$



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