Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FZHW60 PHFO 240924
OFFHFO

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST WED AUG 24 2016

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.

PHZ105-241600-
1200 AM HST WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS...
LIGHT TO MODERATE E TO SE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A
WEAK TROUGH GRADUALLY DISSIPATES OVER THE SW OFFSHORE WATERS.
TRADE WINDS WILL SPREAD FROM EAST TO WEST ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. STRENGTHENING HIGH PRESSURE FAR N OF
THE AREA WILL SUPPORT MODERATE TO STRONG TRADE WINDS FROM THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

PHZ180-241600-
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS
1200 AM HST WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S OF 20N AND W OF 159W...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT
OR LESS. N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...W OF 160W...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. E OF 160W...
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
SW WATERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...N OF 20N AND W OF 160W...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT OR
LESS. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THURSDAY...W OF 160W...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. E OF 160W...E WINDS
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.

$$



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