Offshore Forecast
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS... A SURFACE RIDGE FAR N OF KAUAI WILL MOVE S SLOWLY INTO
NRN OFFSHORE WATERS...WITH A FRONT ENTERING FAR NW WATERS SUNDAY.
THE FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY... POSSIBLY BRINGING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.
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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT AROUND KAUAI...EAST 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 11 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST BIG ISLAND WATERS.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE ACROSS
KAUAI WATERS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
INCREASING TO 8 FT NEAR KAUAI LATE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.REST OF TONIGHT...N OF 23N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
19N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE HALF.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NW HALF...VARIABLE WINDS 15 KT OR
LESS. SE HALF...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...
HIGHEST SE HALF...BECOMING 7 TO 15 FT SATURDAY NIGHT...HIGHEST NW
HALF.
.SUNDAY...FRONT FROM 26N158W TO 22N164W AT 200 PM HST. NW OF FRONT...
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF 157W...VARIABLE WINDS
15 KT OR LESS. N OF 20N E OF 157W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF
20N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW HALF.
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