Offshore Forecast
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR HAWAIIAN WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1200 AM HST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE NW OF THE AREA WILL INTENSIFY MONDAY AND
TUESDAY WITH A SURFACE RIDGE MOVING OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS MONDAY.
A WEAK COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN OFFSHORE
WATERS BY TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THEN STALL
AND DISSIPATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY AS A WEAK HIGH PASSES JUST
N OF THE AREA. A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY.
$$
HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-


.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO
9 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST SOUTH OF BIG ISLAND. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
TO 6 FT. NORTHWEST SWELL 9 FT.
$$
HAWAIIAN OFFSHORE WATERS

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST
NNW.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...N OF 22N...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST
N. S OF 22N...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL NW WATERS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...N OF 23N...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. S OF 23N...NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...STRONGEST S. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL N OF
20N. SEAS 7 TO 12 S 20N.
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