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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 PM HST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS... A SURFACE RIDGE 300 NM NORTH OF KAUAI WILL MOVE SLOWLY
SOUTHWARD INTO NORTHERN WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND...WITH A FRONT
ENTERING FAR NW WATERS ON SUNDAY. THE FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE
ISLANDS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...POSSIBLY BRINGING STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST BIG ISLAND AND
MAUI WATERS. WIND WAVES 5 TO 12 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 11 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST BIG ISLAND WATERS.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
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HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.THIS AFTERNOON...N OF 23N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. FROM 23N TO
19N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT...HIGHEST SE HALF.
.TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...N OF 23N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. FROM 23N
TO 19N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 19N...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST SE HALF.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...N OF 21N W OF 159W...VARIABLE WINDS TO 15 KT. N OF
21N E OF 157W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 21N...E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NW WATERS.
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